LIBRANZA, Alexander Ken2 BSABEANSC 10
LaboratoryDecember 6, 2012Laboratory Assignment No. 1
Report: Differentiate of male from female animals.
MaleFemaleTurkeyMatureThe presence of a spur (alittle spike, or hook, on theleg above the foot) on thefeet of the male.the male, or gobbler, has amore brightly colored head,often with a lot of redFemale turkeys called hens.smaller-sized, shorter-leggedand dull-colored turkeys inthe flock Female, or hens, will havegrayish blue headsChicksMale turkeys have brightlycolored heads with nofeathersA male's snood (dew billwhich hangs from the beak)is much larger and plumperin appearance than afemale'smale turkeys have a fanununiformed tailfemales have a few feathersand are dully colored andbetter camouflaged in thewildDucksMatureA drake (or male) hasbetween 1 and 3 curlyfeathers on his tailThe female is lacking in thisfeatherChicksmales have color(red,yellow, white, orange)Females are usually drab incolor.GeeseMatureTheir heads tend to be biggerand broader. They also tendto hold themselves tallerthan the female, and theirnecks tend to be longer andmore masculineA female goose will showless protective behaviorsthan the gander. She also hasa deeper natural tone of voice. The biggest indicatorof a female goose is herability to lay eggs.ChicksThey both have identical plumage. Sex determination canonly be done by observing reproductive structures orinternal organs. It is also said that boys are heavier than girlsChicken MatureThe male's has much largercomb and wattles than theThe female has a little bit of feathers on the head and