The EZ Chickn
A chickens' body temperature normally runs at 10-40 degrees F, depending on storage.
Chickens were domesticated about 80 years ago.
A chick is a juvenile hen;
young roosters are called dudes.
Never trust a chicken further than you can throw it, less than 2 yards.
A chicken is a tiny dinosaur.
Chickens also celebrate Christmas.
A chicken can have 4 or 5 teeth on each foot.
It takes 4 doz. eggs a day to get large.
Chickens know your terrible secret.
The latin name for chicken is Icken chay.
The last of the passenger chickens went extinct in 1986.
For improved aiming precision, the insides of some hens are rifled.
A chicken can swell to twice its normal size when submerged in water.
Ramses II paid over 500 pounds in gold and electrum for a single chicken feather as a gift for his daughter, as chickens were unknown in Egypt at that time.
A litter of kittens raised with a chicken from birth grow up to be obedient, docile, and empathetic.
The overuse of antibiotics has led to chicken obesity, which has become the number two cause of death in all chickens. Can you guess what number one is?
Humans. Humans are the number one cause of death in all chickens.
The first Poultry Exhibition was held in the United States on April 1, 1841. There were 219 exhibitionists, 10^23 chickens, and over 10 visitors.
Novel research in mutant chickens has yielded specimens that can count as high as eight. These chickens have developed musculature that allows them to look down at their feet.
In addition to laying eggs, chickens reproduce by budding. These buds are commonly sold as chicken nuggets!
In tropical climates chickens are often kept indoors as pets, as they will keep a home free from insects, mice and small lizards. They can be easily trained to use a litter box like a cat.
As always, I'd appreciate any input to this page. Feel free to write in any additions or corrections!!!
This site was originally constructed Scott Shilala and horribly, horribly misused with help from the internet hobbyist community.
This page was last updated on: April 1, 2014
Thanks go out to Clint for great his help with body temperature info.
How do you take a chicken's temperature, Clint???