Can Chickens Fly?

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Chickens can fly for short distances. In the wild, they roost in trees, not on the ground. Chicken farmers will 'pin' their wings to keep them under manageable control. 'Genetically-modified' chickens are raised for human consumption, and are not structurally the same as wild birds. Normal chickens can fly pretty well, and banties can fly as well as partridges! I.e. not as high or as far as migratory birds. The chicken is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Jungle Fowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, and with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Humans keep chickens primarily as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs.
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Yes, but farmers typically clip chickens' wings.
Chickens are birds that cannot fly.They are domesticated and vary in size, patterns, colours and have many breeds.Their meat and eggs provide food to humans.
Chickens are not capable of long distance flight even though they are normally capable of flying for short distances such as over fences. Chickens will from time to time fly merely in order to survey their surroundings, but will in particular fly in an effort to flee when they notice danger.
Chickens can only fly for short distances at a time. On average 3 to 4 feet. Chickens fly usually to get out of the way of their presented danger. They may fly vertical up to an object or just horizontal out of the way. They may also fly when not represented by danger, simply to experiment around their surroundings.
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