Chicken is the bird which is covered with feathers. Chickens are hatched not born. Humans keep chickens for the food such as eggs and meat. A male chicken is called a rooster or cock. The meat of chicken is also called chicken. The chicken eggs are white or brown.
Turkey is a large-bodied bird which has featherless neck and a head. The male turkey is called a Tom or Gobbler. It is mostly dark colored. Turkeys are reared for meat. The incubation period takes 27 days.
|A domestic fowl kept for its eggs or meat, especially a young one||A large mainly domesticated game bird native to North America, having a bald head and (in the male) red wattles. It is a popular food on festive occasions such as Christmas and (in the US) Thanksgiving..|
|Synonyms||Poultry, spineless, timid, cock, poltroon, timid||Bird, jackass, partridge, goose, bird, fizzle|
|Antonyms||Intrepid, valorous, doughty, brave and courageous||Affect, draw, crackerjack, collide, bestseller, smash|
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|Word origin||The word chicken was originated from Old English cīcen, cȳcen, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch kieken and German Küchlein, and probably also to cock.||The word turkey was originated from Mid 16th century: short for turkey cock or turkeyhen, originally applied to the guinea fowl (which was imported through Turkey), and then erroneously to the American bird.|
|Eggs||Chicken egg is white or gray in colour.||Turkey lays buff colored brown eggs.|
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