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Chicken trivia

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Last updated: October 15, 2019
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a baby chicken is called a ______
chick
how many breeds of chicken are there?
unknown
the extremely cruel ''sport'' of forcing male chickens to fight is called
cockfighting
true or false: there are more chickens on earth than any other domestic fowl
true
what is the chicken's (and, to some extent, the ostrich's as well) famous extinct relative?
tyrannosaurus rex
breed of chicken that resembles a large cotton ball
chinese silkie
which explorer "discovered'' the above?
marco polo
despite being completely unrelated, chickens are able to hybridize with what other groundfowl?
guinea
fleshy structure atop a chicken's head that aids in displaying and thermoregulation
comb
chickens are ______________, meaning they consume both plant and animal material
omnivores
when was the chickens' wild ancestor first domesticated?
between 8,000 and 10,000 years ago
and this was the _______________
red junglefowl
after the chicken, what is the second-most numerous bird in the world?
red-billed quelea
mythological creature said to have been born by a toad incubating a chicken's egg
cockatrice
another mythological creature, sometimes depicted as a larger version of the above, and depicted in "Harry Potter'' as an enormous snake
basilisk
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the tallest chicken breed on the planet, with an upright posture and a featherless head
malay
another huge breed with feathered feet, said to be a cross of the above and a cochin
brahma
a male chicken is called a __________........
rooster
.......and a female is called a __________
hen
how fast can an average chicken run?
9 mph
fear of chickens
alektrophobia
running, exercise and other physical activities can make a chicken hot, but what other activity has the same effect for them?
eating
how many places in the US have the word "chicken'' in them? Excluding restaurants, fast-food stops, etc
four
the longest recorded flight of a chicken is
13 seconds
and how far can they fly?
forty feet
true or false: roosters only crow at sunrise
false
a chicken cam remember over _______ different faces
100
a group of chickens is called a
flock
chickens can't taste _________________
sweetness
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