Each bird had one egg about the same size as that of a domestic fowl.
The poet, like the domestic fowl which did not scream when plucked, is “too much absorbed.”
Ratu Lala also assured me that the wild chickens were indigenous in Fiji, and were not descended from the domestic fowl.
In some varieties of domestic Fowl (Lieberkhn) the opening however persists.
Occasionally one may get a wild duck or two and some fearful-looking wild fowls—the progeny of the domestic fowl.
The other has a double comb somewhat resembling that of a domestic fowl.
All the varieties of our domestic fowl have been traced to a common origin—the wild Indian fowl (Gallus bankiva).
The flesh of game contains abundance of osmazome, a substance which is somewhat deficient in that of the domestic fowl.
A domestic fowl in the clutches of a young eagle would have had an easier time.
At certain seasons of the year this bird proves destructive to domestic fowl and young lambs.