Tuesday, September 14, 2010

September is Chicken month!!!

Since September is Chicken month I thought I would share some of my favorite chicken fun facts!!! Please feel free to add your favorite chicken fun facts!!!

*Americans eat 8 billion chcickens a year

* most yolks found in a egg was 9

* longest flight recorded of a chicken is 301.5 feet

*Chickens are omnivores

* There are more chickens on earth than humans

* Chickens can run up to 9 miles per hour

* Red earlobed chickens lay brown eggs, White earlobed chickens lay white eggs

* An egg as over 8,000 pores on it

* It takes an average 24-26 hours for a hen to lay an egg

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