Malaysia has chicken beauty pageants where chickens are judged on their appearance, confidence, and style. Prizes for winning can be as high as $10,000.
Scientists believe that the egg came first.The first chicken egg was laid by a bird who wasn’t a chicken.
You should never wash raw chicken. Doing do increases your risk of food poisoning from campylobacter bacteria by splashing water contaminated with the bacteria onto hands, work surfaces, clothing, and cooking equipment.
Chicken was considered a luxury food in the United States until the discovery of vitamin D in 1922, allowing chickens to thrive indoors and during the winter season.
In 1950, scientists at UCLA bred three-winged chickens.
Scientists are attempting to recreate dinosaurs by manipulating chicken DNA.
Geneticists have created featherless chickens.
KFC sells “Christmas chicken” for Christmas in Japan, and it’s so popular that they had to start taking special orders.
The chicken is the closest living relative of Tyranosaurus rex.