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The Difference Between Hens & Roosters

By Tia Pinney | Updated October 02, 2017

Watch a naturalist from the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Drumlin Farm explain the difference between hens and roosters in this free online video.


Tia Pinney is a Teacher Naturalist and Adult Program Coordinator at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary in Lincoln, Massachusetts. She is involved in all aspects of the sanctuary’s educational programs—teaching programs for all ages from toddlers to adults, developing curricula and interpretive materials, developing and implementing classroom teacher workshops, and working on numerous grants in communities and schools. Tia is also in charge of Drumlin Farm’s extensive offering of adult programs covering all aspects of natural history, with a focus on birding. Tia was a high school science teacher for many years. She grew up on a dairy farm in Connecticut and has a BA in Biology and an MS in Human Anatomy. The Massachusetts Audubon Society works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife. It is the largest conservation organization in New England with more than 100,000 members and 33,000 acres of conservation land.