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Chicken Trivia and Chicken Themed Gifts for Chicken Lovers

Chicken Trivia

I love chickens, and I find chicken trivia to be especially amusing. I think chickens are endlessly fascinating and fun birds, and I am always captivated by the chickens’ social interactions. I have assembled several chicken facts, along with some great chicken themed gifts from my store, Chicken Dance. These items make great gifts for the chicken lovers in your life. Maybe that person is really you?

There are four cities in the United States that have the word “chicken” in their name: Chicken Bristle in Illinois and Kentucky, Chicken, Alaska, and Chicken Town, Pennsylvania.

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Chickens lay an egg once every 24 to 26 hours

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Chickens can travel up to 9 miles per hour.

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Alektorophobia is the fear of chickens.

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September is National Chicken Month.

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The most yolks found in one chicken egg is nine.

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Female chickens under 1 year of age are called pullets.

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There are nine different comb styles for chickens: single, cushion, pea, walnut, strawberry, rose, spiked rose, buttercup and V.

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Rhode Island Red chickens lay brown eggs.

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In Gainesville, Georgia, it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork.

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There are more chickens in the world than there are people.

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A chicken’s heart beats 280-315 times a minute.

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According to local residents, Chicken, Alaska got its name because the residents wanted to honor the state bird, the Ptarmigan, by naming their town Ptarmigan, Alaska. But since they couldn’t spell Ptarmigan and they could spell chicken, they settled upon Chicken, Alaska.

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The Latin name for chicken is Gallus Domesticus

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There are over 150 varieties of domestic chickens.

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A chicken takes 21 days to hatch

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More interesting chicken sites:

Old Time Chicken Photos

Gifts for Chicken Lovers 

Ornamental Chicken Breeds

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