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Commentary Type

Invited Commentary

Abstract

Marino’s target article provides an overview of chickens’ cognition, emotion, and personality, with the aim of changing how people view chickens. In this commentary, I will agree that chickens deserve better than their reputation, but contend with a statement about the lack of behavioral change under chicken domestication.

Author Biography

Martin Johnsson is a postdoctoral researcher who studies the genomics of chickens and pigs.

www.alphagenes.roslin.ed.ac.uk/dr-martin-johnsson/

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