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The terms Fowl and Poultry are often used interchangeably, but scientifically speaking Fowl birds are of the Superorder Galloanserae.


How to Collect Eggs from a Chicken

How to Collect Eggs from a Chicken

Do you know how to collect eggs from a chicken? Find out how to collect eggs from a chicken in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Duck Quiz

The Ultimate Duck Quiz

A duck flies well and swims gracefully, but is awkward on land. Take this quiz and learn more about ducks, which can be found almost everywhere. See more »

If a peacock loses his tail feathers, do they grow back?

If a peacock loses his tail feathers, do they grow back?

Peacock feathers are possibly the most beautiful plumage in the animal kingdom. Learn if peacock feathers grow back after these birds molt. See more »

How do ducks float?

How do ducks float?

To understand why ducks float, you have to know a little about buoyancy, but that's not the sole principle at work. Learn why else ducks float. See more »

Will a turkey really drown if it looks up during a rainstorm?

Will a turkey really drown if it looks up during a rainstorm?

The turkey is the subject of a myth that says that if a turkey looks up during a rainstorm, it will drown. Find out if a turkey will really drown. See more »