Hen keeping Fact 1:
Chicken are pretty fast. The chicken can travel up to 9 miles per hour when it
Hen keeping Fact 2:
The largest ever recorded chicken egg weighed nearly 12 ounces, and measured
12.25 inches around.
Chicken keeping Fact 3:
Chicken language has real meanings. The birds give different alarm calls
depending on which type of predator is threatening them. The roosters make a
call when they find food this attracts the hens. Hens and Roosters have over 20
different communication calls.
Hen keeping Fact 4:
There are more chickens on Earth than there are humans.
Hen keeping Fact 5:
Chickens can cross breed with turkeys. The result is called a 'Turkin'.
Hen keeping Fact 6:
There are four cities in the United States that have the word "chicken" in their
name: Chicken, Alaska; Chicken Bristle, Illinois; Chicken Bristle, Kentucky; and
Chicken Town, Pennsylvania.
Hen keeping Fact 7:
The greatest number of yolks ever found in a single chicken egg was nine!
Hen keeping Fact 8:
Chickens experience REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. (I wonder what they dream
Chicken Fact 9:
The chicken is the closest living relative of the Tyrannosaurus - Rex.
Little Known Chicken Fact 10:
In Gainesville, Georgia, (the chicken capital of the world), a local ordinance
makes it illegal to eat your chicken with a fork.