Strange Chicken facts
- Nine egg yolks have been found in one chicken egg.
- Headless Mike is a famous Chicken who had his head chopped off and survived for over 18 months. He was fed and watered through a pipette!
- The largest chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound and had a double yolk and shell.
- The chicken is the closest living relative of Tyranosaurus rex.
- Chickens can't swallow when they are upside down.
- The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
- The longest distance flown by a chicken is 301.5 feet.
- There are more chickens in the world then any domesticated bird.
The Right Way to Keep Chickens
by Virginia Shirt
Diatom - Effective treatment and prevention for Red Mite
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Prevent the pests
Remember, it's good practice to give your chickens treatment for worms to prevent and infestation every 4-6 months.