10 Useless Facts about Chicken that you don't have to know

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But you should! Because you probably ate a lot of them, it's good to know something about their lives. Also, remember to not waste your food because these animals have died for you.


1
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.

2
Chicken can't taste sweetness in foods, however they can detect salt, and most choose to avoid it.

3
Chicken have different alarm calls for specific types of predators.

4
Chickens experience REM sleep, which is associated with dreaming.

5
Chicken can't swallow while they are upside down

6
The most yolks ever found in a single chicken's eggs is nine.

7
A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs.

8
The chicken is closest living relative to Tyrannosaurus Rex.

9
Chickens have over 200 distinct noises they make for communicating.

10
The most common bird on planet is chicken, 50 billion of them.