Strange Chicken facts

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  1. Nine egg yolks have been found in one chicken egg.
  2. 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!
  3. The largest chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound and had a double yolk and shell.
  4. The chicken is the closest living relative of Tyranosaurus rex.
  5. Chickens can't swallow when they are upside down.
  6. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
  7. The longest distance flown by a chicken is 301.5 feet.
  8. There are more chickens in the world then any domesticated bird.

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