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CHICKEN

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Circle Image - Pig with purple background
Circle Image - Pig with purple background
Circle Image - Chicken with blue background
Circle Image - Chicken with blue background
Circle Image - Cow with pink background
Circle Image - Cow with pink background
Profile of a Hen

CHICKENS

CHICKENS

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

The egg! Eggs evolved around 320 million years ago. Chickens’ dinosaur
ancestors evolved around 230 million years ago.

Which came first, the chicken
or the egg?

The egg! Eggs evolved around 320 million years ago.
Chickens’ dinosaur ancestors evolved
around 230 million years ago.

Did you know?

Chickens are thought to have been domesticated 8,000 to 10,000 years ago.

Due to human exploitation, chickens now lay 250-300 eggs a year; their ancestors only laid 10-30 a year.

Chickens feel many emotions such as anxiety, friendship, frustration and joy.

Boy with Chicken Image
Boy with Chicken Image
Group of Hens

Intelligence

Chickens are intelligent and can remember more than 100 different chickens’ faces. They also remember those faces after being separated for months.


Chickens are descended from dinosaurs,
and may even be the closest living relative to the T-rex.
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Image of dinosaur next to text fact

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