10 Fun Fact’s About Chickens

Straight Outta My Kitchen Fun Facts About The Chicken

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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

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

About Straight Outta My Kitchen (114 Articles)
Hi, I'm Chris I've been working in kitchens for almost 20 years. Straight Outta My Kitchen is about Sustainable Fresh Local Products. Content Simple Easy Recipes to follow along at home. Straight Outta My Kitchen will strive to produce quality content on home cooking, cast iron, recipes, Product reviews, Food Photography and other things as I go along Looking forward to see how this all pans outs. When It comes to eating I definitely enjoy great flavors, seasonal inspired, great home cooked meals. Growing up I was always in the kitchen learning, watching, learning what does and doesn't go well together. Well Thanks for stopping by here and checking out my photos hope the make you hungry and want to go cook.

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