Fat, chicken

Fun Facts

  1. The chicken has been domesticated for 8,000 years.
  2. 4,000 years ago the Egyptians built brick incubators which could hold 10,000 chickens at a time.
  3. There are more chickens on earth than humans.
  4. The average hen lays 300 eggs per year.
  5. The record for multiple egg yolks in a single egg is nine.
  6. If a chicken has red ear lobes, it will lay brown eggs if it has white earlobes it will lay white eggs.
  7. Chickens will lay fewer and fewer but larger and larger eggs as they grow older.
  8. The largest recorded chicken egg weighed 12 ounces and had two yolks.
  9. The record for egg laying belongs to a white leghorn that laid 371 eggs in 364 days.
  10. A headless chicken can run the length of a football field before dropping dead.

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