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Chicken

Chicken

The chicken is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the red junglefowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Humans keep chickens primarily as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs. The traditional poultry farming view of the domestication of the chicken is stated in Encyclopædia Britannica: "Humans first domesticated chickens of Indian origin for the purpose of cockfighting in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Very little formal attention was given to egg or meat production... ", a view which is supported by many arc ... more on Wikipedia

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The Greatest Chicken Characters of All Time 3.0k votes For this poll, we've created a list of the greatest chickens of all time, featuring members of the poultry family that ...

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