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Poultry Terminology

This crossword is for advanced poultry students. Have fun and test your knowledge. All answers can be found in the American Standard of Perfection.

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3.A term for a deep, glowing reddish brown.
6.What do you call a border of contrasting color around the entire web of the feather?
12.What do you call the unserrated part of a single comb?
14.Where does the Buckeye originate from?
16.What do you call an almost globular tuft of feathers on the top of the hea of some fowl?
17.What you call feathers sprinkled with small dots of black or gray.
20.What you call the side view of a fowl.
21.How many varieties of Plymouth Rock chickens are there?
23.Plummage in which a variale percentage o teh feahers aretippedwith white.
24.a fded margin on a black lacing or spangle, considered a defect.
25.A color characteristic where the shaft of a feaher is either ligher or darker than the color of the web.
28.A term for a tightly folded, slim, tapering, whip like tail.
29.What breed of chicken has a buttercup comb?
31.A term applidto pumae that has high saturation of pigmentation, vivid in color.
32.A term used in describing a plumagecharacteristc of Game fowl. Hardness is dependent o narrowness and shortness of the feather. (2 Words)
34.A projection growing from the side of a single comb. (2 Words)
37.What do you call light brown or tan color?
38.What country does the Chantecler orginate from?
40.What do you call the colored portion of the eye?
42.What does ABA stand for? (3 Words)
46.A term for a brilliant glossy luminous appearance of the feaher due to the reflection of light rays.
48.What class of land fowl has no bantam counter part?
50.What other comb type can a Rhode Island pullet have besides a single comb?
51.What type of comb does Chantecler have?
53.A horny protuberance at the juncture of the head and upper bill in African and Chinese Geese.
54.What is another name for the breast bone or sternum?
55.What color, other than red, is considered a disqualification in Dominiques
1.What type of comb does a Buckeye have?
2.What type of comb does a Wyandotte have?
4.What does APA stand for? (3 Words)
5.The joint between the uper an lower thigh.
7.What term refers to the coarse and irregular type of barring found in Dominiques?
8.What is the term used for fowl that are feathered on ter shanks and toes and having vulture hocks?
9.How do you describe a fowl with featers that are held close against the body?
10.This is a color used to describe very dark purple approaching black. Can be found in the comb, face and wattles of silkies.
11.The joint between lowr thigh and shank, sometimes incorrectly referred to as the knee.
13.A term for a comb that falls to the side.
15.Another name for gypsy.
18.What do you call a condition where the fourth or hind toe is carried forward so it almost touches the third toe?
19.A term used to describe he close trimming of the comb, wattles and ear lobes of some male fowl?
22.A term used to note feathers that are curled outward and forward.
25.What you call a tail that is greater than 90 degrees forward? (2 Words)
26.What is the standard weight for a Jersey Giant cock?
27.What class are Lamonas in?
30.The effect produced by contrasting dots of color on the groundcolorof the web of a feather.
32.A term given to a male who has the featerin of a female.
33.What do you call a term used to describe a shank lackig in roundness of bone? (2 Words)
34.The thin horny growts completely covering the sanks and tp of the toes in fowl.
35.This is the basic or predominating color of the web of a feather.
36.What do you call an attempt to remove or conceal a serious defect or disqualification on a fowl?
39.Another name for the spike on a rose comb.
40.What do you call a rose/pea comb where the pike is indented or telescoping int the rear portion of the comb
41.How many classes are there for Large Chickens?
43.Dominiqes have what type of comb?
44.the basal hollow and transparent hornlike portion which attaches to feather the fowl's body.
45.when a buff or red plumage is fecedwith a lighter color, as if dusted with flour.
47.What kind of comb does a Plymouth Rock have?
49.How many pounds should a Plymouth Rock pullet weigh?
51.What do call a castrated male fowl
52.Another name for luster.

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