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Funny Chicken Jokes That Are Worth Crossing The Road For

Updated July 22, 2019 499 votes 62 voters 2.9k views25 items

List RulesVote up the chicken jokes that are truly egg-cellent.

"Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side!"

This joke actually dates back to 1847 when it was first published in the New York magazine, The Knickerbocker.  It is an early example of anti-humor where a person expects a regular punchline and instead receives a simple statement of fact. Numerous variations of this joke have popped up over the years with different generations finding different interpretations of this classic pitch. However, it is by far not the only chicken joke to have people clucking with laughter. This list contains the best chicken jokes of all time, so the next time you're cooped up with friends, you can tell one of these hilarious bits.

You don't need to have been raised on a farm to understand chicken humor. These birds are hilarious by their very nature. From Foghorn Leghorn to the giant chicken Peter Griffin fights in Family Guy, chickens have been sources of comedic inspiration for years now. You can carry on this proud tradition by memorizing these jokes you can tell to crowds of all ages. 

Which of these chicken jokes do you think is the funniest? Vote for the ones that made you chuckle so that everyone will know once and for all which chicken joke reigns supreme.

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  • How do chickens bake cakes?1
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    How do chickens bake cakes?

    From scratch!

  • What do you call a crazy chicken?2
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    What do you call a crazy chicken?

    A cuckoo cluck!

  • Why do chicken coops have two doors?3
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    Why do chicken coops have two doors?

    Because if they had four doors they would be chicken sedans!

  • How did the chicken disappoint its mother?4
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    How did the chicken disappoint its mother?

    She wasn't all she was "cracked" up to be!

  • What noise does an alarm cluck make?5
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    What noise does an alarm cluck make?

    Tick-tock-a-doodle-doo!

  • What happens when a chicken drops a grenade?6
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    What happens when a chicken drops a grenade?

    It egg-splodes!

  • Why did the chicken cross the road, roll in dirt, and cross the road again?7
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    Why did the chicken cross the road, roll in dirt, and cross the road again?

    Because she was a dirty double-crosser!

  • What did the chicken do when she saw a bucket of fried chicken?8
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    What did the chicken do when she saw a bucket of fried chicken?

    She kicked the bucket!

  • What day do chickens hate most?9
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    What day do chickens hate most?

    Fry-day!

  • Why did the chicken go to KFC?10
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    Why did the chicken go to KFC?

    To see her brother.

  • What do you call a group of chickens clucking together in unison?11
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    What do you call a group of chickens clucking together in unison?

    A hen-semble!

  • What do chickens serve at birthday parties?12
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    What do chickens serve at birthday parties?

    Coop-cakes!

  • What do you call a mischievous egg?13
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    What do you call a mischievous egg?

    A practical yolker!

  • Why did the chicken join a band?14
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    Why did the chicken join a band?

    Because it already had drumsticks!

  • Why is it so easy for baby chicks to talk?15
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    Why is it so easy for baby chicks to talk?

    Because talk is cheep!

  • Did you hear about the chicken who could only lay eggs during winter?16
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    Did you hear about the chicken who could only lay eggs during winter?

    She was no spring chicken!

  • What do you call someone who steals chickens?17
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    What do you call someone who steals chickens?

    A chicken pot pirate.

  • Why did McDonald's run out of McNuggets?18
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    Why did McDonald's run out of McNuggets?

    The farmer counted his chickens before they hatched.

  • What do you call a scary chicken?19
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    What do you call a scary chicken?

    A poultry-geist.

  • What childhood sickness do chickens get?20
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    What childhood sickness do chickens get?

    People pox!

  • What do you get when a chicken lays an egg on a barn roof?21
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    What do you get when a chicken lays an egg on a barn roof?

    An eggroll!

  • What do chicken families do on Sunday afternoons?22
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    What do chicken families do on Sunday afternoons?

    They go on peck-nics!

  • What do chickens grow on?23
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    What do chickens grow on?

    Eggplants!

  • What do chickens need to lay eggs every day?24
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    What do chickens need to lay eggs every day?

    Hen-durance!

  • What is a chicken's favorite movie?25
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    What is a chicken's favorite movie?

    A Cluck-Work Orange.