9 Facts about chickens
Facts about chickens you should know. For example, did you know that hundreds of millions of chickens are killed each year, and served in fast food chain restaurants. Chickens are extremely complex creatures, with ability to recognize pain and happiness, so you might think twice before you have your next chicken steak, or chicken burger. Here you can find facts about chickens you didn’t know.
Here we present you the funniest chicken facts you didn’t know:
1. Chickens have excellent memory
It is assumed that chickens have ability to recognize more then 100 hundred different faces of people and animals. Pretty cool to know that your chicken recognizes you, and actually sees your face.
2. Chickens have full-color vision
This is pretty awesome to know. Not all birds have this ability, I mean not all birds can fly (sorry penguins), but useful thing to know, however.
tested via Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
3. Chickens love to BOSS around
In the chicken coop each chicken knows her place, so there is like social ladder which they strongly respect.
4. There are more chickens than people on the Earth
5. Chickens can feel pain
Fortunate or unfortunate ability???
6. Hens are very protective
Hens protect their young chick from predators. So think twice before you call them ”chicken”.
7. They actually dream dreams when they fall asleep
They experience rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which means they dream just like people do, not in a bed obviously.
8. Great layers
One chicken can lay more than 300 eggs a year approximately. Largest chicken egg weighed nearly 340 grams. ( 12 ounces )
9. The chicken came before the egg
Finally it is proven that the chicken comes before the egg. Pretty logical, hmm?