A chicken is not a mammal. A chicken is a bird. Though a domesticated chicken doesn't fly very well, its body is made for flight.Know More
The chicken has a short, strong body with a broad, flat breastbone to support its flight muscles. Its legs are strong, both to push off at takeoff and to absorb the shock when landing. Its wings correspond to the hands in humans but lack the finger bones. The tail is short and made to support the tail feathers.
Also, unlike most mammals, chickens lay eggs. When the chicks hatch, the mother doesn't nurse them but leads them out to find food.Learn more about Chickens
As of 2014, the longest recorded time a chicken has been observed flying continuously is 13 seconds. The furthest recorded flight of a chicken covered 301.5 feet.Full Answer >
Perhaps "hypnosis" might be too strong of a word, but there is a way to scare a chicken into a hypnotic state. If you happen to have a chicken, there are only a few steps you need to take to "hypnotize" it.Full Answer >
The weight of an average chicken varies depending on the breed. According to Farm Animal Shelters, female layer chickens tend to weigh between 5 to 13 pounds.Full Answer >
A male chicken is called a rooster. Roosters under 1 year old are often referred to as a cockerel, while those over 1 year old are called cocks.Full Answer >