Mike the Headless Chicken (April 20, 1945 – March 17, 1947), also known as Miracle Mike, was a Wyandotte chicken that lived for 18 months after his head had been cut off. Although the story was thought by many to be a hoax, the bird's owner took him to the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah to establish the facts.
Celebrate the 20th Annual Mike the Headless Chicken Festival June 1st and 2nd, 2018, in Fruita. This festival is dedicated to the amazing story of one chicken's will to live. Events such as a 5k run, disc golf tournament, wing and peep eating contests, live music, delicious food and artisan booths make this a weekend to ...
Sep 10, 2015 ... Rumour has it that university scientists surgically removed the heads of many other chickens to see whether any would live. It was here that Life Magazine came to marvel over the story of Miracle Mike the Headless Chicken - as he had by now been branded by Hope Wade. Then Lloyd, Clara and Mike set ...
Aug 11, 2014 ... When taking a hatchet to a chicken or performing some other at-home method of chicken slaughter, we're sometimes guilty of aiming too high for the kill, leaving a chicken confused and partly beheaded, floundering around while we stand by gawking. Mike The Headless Chicken lived for 18 months without ...
Sep 26, 2014 ... Mike meet everyone, everyone meet Mike. No, no, don't wave. He can't see, you' re just making this awkward. Also known as Miracle Mike, Mike the Headless Chicken was a plump, five-year-old cockerel when he was unceremoniously beheaded on 10 September 1945.
May 30, 2013 ... LIFE.com presents Mike the Headless Chicken's unlikely story, and the utterly unsettling pictures that can still shock today.
Mike The Headless Chicken, Fruita. 16675 likes · 71 talking about this. Bagaawwk! Thanks for visiting my official page! Be sure to come to my Festival,...
May 15, 2017 ... It's a widely-known fact that a chicken can live for several minutes without a head. The domesticated birds can survive because of their brain position, wh.