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    Chicken Wing Parts

    ArticleThursday 09 December 2010
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    Chickens are very popular birds to raise for their eggs and meat; they also make great pets. While they can flutter their chicken wings and feathers and fly up into trees chickens are ultimately flightless birds. This article should teach you a little more about a chicken wing.%%AFC-ADVERT%%

     

    Parts of a Chicken Wing

     

    Wing Shoulder – this is where the chicken wing is connected to its body.

     

    Feathers – the feathers on a chicken wing consist of many different types of feathers. These feathers are bow feathers, bar feathers, primary coverts, secondary coverts, and primaries and secondary feathers.

     

    Drumettes – drumettes are the joints that attach the chicken wings to the body. When you east chicken wings these are often called drumsticks.

     

    Mid-Joint Wing – the mid-joint wing is easier to think of in terms of eating a chicken wing, it is the part that you would refer to as the flat and it is called the wingette.

     

    Wing Tip – this is the very end point of the wing and it is usually removed when you are served chicken wings in a restaurant.

     

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