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EASTER EGGS COME FROM CHICKENS _ Let us take a moment to learn more about the lowly chicken, for without him we would have no Easter Eggs or Easter Egg hunts.
1) There are four places in the United State with the word "chicken" in their name. Chicken, Alaska; Chicken Bristle, in Illinois and Kentucky; and Chicken Town, Pennsylvania.
2) The largest chicken egg on record was nearly 12 oz., measuring 12 1/4" around.
3) The greatest number of yolks in one chicken egg is nine.
4) There are more chickens in the world than any other domesticated bird. More than one chicken for every human on the face of this earth.
5) Chickens and turkeys are known to cross-breed; these breeds are known as "Turkins".
6) Alektorophobia is the fear of chickens.
7) Laid head to claw, KFC chickens consumed worldwide would stretch some 275,094 miles. They would circle the Earth at the equator 11 times or stretch from the Earth approximately 50,094 miles past the moon.
8) The closest living relative of the T-Rex is the chicken.