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turtleshell99 Oct 13, 2009 12:38 AM

can someone please explain to me the difference..between normal chicken and fowl chicken?

  1. Uncle Bob Oct 13, 2009 05:05 AM

    Fowl is a word for birds in general ~~~ Game fowl/Land fowl....Doves, pigeons, quail, pheasant, partridges, wild turkey etc. ~~~ Water Fowl....Ducks, and geese. ~~~ Domestic fowl (poultry) any of the birds kept by man for meat or eggs... Including, chickens, ducks geese, turkeys, quail, guinea, pheasant, etc. ~~~ HTH

    1. bbqboy Oct 13, 2009 03:43 AM

      What about stewing chickens? Is it an actual designation by age and weight, or just a general description?

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        meowzebub Oct 13, 2009 01:47 AM

        most butchered chicken for sale is pretty young. "fowl" usually designates an adult bird.

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