The rebchik, or wood-hen, is found throughout Siberia, and is much cheaper in the market than any kind of domestic fowl.
Each bird had one egg about the same size as that of a domestic fowl.
I have the highest regard for this domestic fowl, and I would not for a great deal impose a too arduous task upon her.
Occasionally one may get a wild duck or two and some fearful-looking wild fowls—the progeny of the domestic fowl.
How long the domestic fowl had been known to the Jews is extremely uncertain, and we have very little to guide us in our search.
The flesh of game contains abundance of osmazome, a substance which is somewhat deficient in that of the domestic fowl.
They are rather good-looking birds, something like a very 'gamey' domestic fowl, with a fine upstanding tail.
Not one morsel of it would he eat, however, not even a piece of domestic fowl, which he seemed to look upon as game.
Pheasants in England reared under a domestic fowl are as wild as in a state of nature.
To its introduction into Britain by the Cæsars we owe our acquaintance with the domestic fowl.