Chicken Facts

There are more chickens on earth than people, 25 billion. There are also more chickens than any other bird species.

Chickens can remember over 100 different faces of people or animals.

The color of the egg depends on the chickens earlobes. Red ear lobed chickens lay brown eggs, while white ear lobed chickens lay white eggs.

There's a wild mushroom called a Laetiporus that tastes nearly the same as chicken. It is sometimes called the fried chicken mushroom.

The record for most egg yolks in one egg is 9 yolks.

The longest recorded flight by a chicken lasted for 13 seconds at a total distance of 301 feet.

Chickens have prehistoric roots and are the closest living relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.