10 Fun Fact’s About Chickens

 


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  1. Mature Male is called a Rooster or a Cock and a Immature male is called a Cockerel

  2. Mature female is a hen and a Immature female is a pullet

  3. Chickens slurp grass like spaghetti.

  4. The chicken was the first bird to have its genome sequenced, in 2004.

  5. And which came first, the chicken or the egg? Well, all vertebrates have eggs, but the hard shelled variety first appeared among reptiles.

  6. Over 452 million hens are used a year for eggs.

  7. The largest chicken egg weighed nearly 12 ounces.

  8. The waste made by a chicken in its lifetime can make enough electricity to run a 100 watt bulb for five hours!

  9. The fear of chickens is called Alektorophobia.

  10. A chicken is the closet living thing to a t-rex


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↑ make sure to check out this chicken Cam in Texas ↑

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