Ear Lobes

Small and Backyard Flocks November 01, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

Ear lobes are the flesh patch of bare skin located below the ears of birds. The color varies depending on the breed of bird.

Figure 1. The head of a female, single-comb Leghorn chicken. Source: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky.


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.