It’s Dance Like a Chicken Day!

Today is Dance Like a Chicken Day!

In honor of this “clucky” occasion, let’s learn how to “dance like a chicken.” Then we will discover some fun facts about this barnyard buddy.

Check it out!

Fun Facts About Chickens

  • Chickens are the most common bird on earth.
  • This bird has been raised by people for more than 7,000 years.
  • Chickens were first domesticated in China and India.
  • Some chickens make good pets. You can even pet them and hold them on your lap.
  • The place where chickens live is called a chicken coop.

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  • Chickens can be very nervous, so if you walk backwards into their coop, they won’t be so frightened.
  • A chicken will cluck after it lays an egg
  • A healthy chicken will lay about 265 eggs each year.
  • Chickens like to dine on bugs, plants, veggies, and even table scraps!
  • There are over 300 breeds of chicken.
  • A baby chicken is called a “chick.”
  • A male chicken is called a “rooster” and the female is a “hen.”
  • Chickens have an excellent memory and hearing.

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What do you think about the chicken? Pretty cool, right? Be sure to share these fun facts with your friends and family. Oh, and don’t forget to dance like a chicken!

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