What are domestic chickens called?
yes. they are called wild red jungle fowl, scientific name: "Gallus, Gallus", whereas domestic chickens are "Gallus, Domesticus". the wild red jungle fowl is also know as "the original chicken" because it is the forebear of all domestic chickens today. HOW'S THAT FOR A CHICKEN GEEK ANSWER FOR YA?! :-)
A cockscomb, cock's-comb, or (less commonly) coxcomb is a fleshy growth, caruncle, or crest on the top of the head of many gallinaceous birds, notably turkeys, pheasants, and domestic chickens. It is generally larger on males than on females. The crest is a prominent feature exhibited by several bird and dinosaur species on their heads.
The chicken is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Junglefowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Domestic chickens are not capable of long distance flight, although lighter birds are generally capable of flying for short distances, such as over fences or into trees (where they would…
Chickens are pretty adaptable. There are very few wild chickens that would notice any of the effects of climate change. The farmer may have to leave the heat going a few extra days in the spring or the cooling fans on more hours on the hot days but since most chickens are domestic it will make little difference.