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Where do chickens come from? Interms of what country.
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Ms. T    Posted 02-19-2002 at 18:17:32       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hi,
I am a third grade teacher in California. My class is studying about country life. We have a questions that perhaps some of you may be able to help us answer. Our question is: Where did chickens come from? What country did it first appear in in the beginning of time?

Thank you,

Ms. T


jessica patterson    Posted 03-26-2007 at 07:43:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
wher do the chicken come froms


Paul    Posted 08-24-2005 at 18:14:41       [Reply]  [Send Email]
The ancestors of our modern meat chickens or 'broiler' chickens are thought to be the red jungle fowl that live in the forests of India and South-east Asia. Naturally, chickens would make a nest and lay one or two clutches of eggs a year, which they would incubate. When the chicks hatch the hen would protect her young in their first few weeks of life. The chickens used for egg production originated form these same ancestors.

Now how they went from Asia to other parts of the world is probably up to Marco Polo and Colonel Sanders and few other travelers


saandow    Posted 10-08-2004 at 07:05:10       [Reply]  [Send Email]
It's probable that chickens originated in Asia. There are some mighty backward ancient old villages in isolated China that had chickens, villages that hardly mixed or exchanged any knowledge or culture with the outside worlds.

Over 2000 years ago, the robbing, stealing, Roman conquers, now known as Italians, did not have chickens although they hunted for other fowl animals. Seems Marco Polo might have brought them from Asia.
saandow


Okie-Dokie    Posted 02-20-2002 at 11:21:54       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Where do chickens comme from? EGGS! HAHAHAHA!!!! seriously, just look in the Bible. God created chickens and let them go somewhere in SE Asia, I think.


Brin Van Gorp    Posted 07-25-2002 at 18:59:17       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I think chickens actually originated from
Holland, then other countrys were introduced
to chickens,now they can be found all over the
world.
I'm 99.9% sure but i am only 10 so i dont really
know.


Spence    Posted 02-20-2002 at 10:37:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
It is believed by some circles that the modern chicken was domesticated from a Guinea fowl like
bird of africa or madagascar. It is a dark bird with spots on its feathers and carries many traits of the chicken. Some believe that the Barred Rock
carries more closely the early traits of that species.


MikeH-Tx    Posted 02-20-2002 at 05:27:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Doing research via the Country Living discussion forum?? Consulting an enclyclopedia might be a better choice if you intend to teach our younguns.


Les...fortunate    Posted 02-20-2002 at 04:16:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
Genesis chapter 1, verse 24 to the end of the chapter.
That being said, I do know that the first bird to be domesticated was the goose, probably in Africa or maybe Asia. The source of my knowledge of this is Trivial Pursuit.


Ole Cuss    Posted 02-20-2002 at 03:22:55       [Reply]  [Send Email]

Good morning, Mrs. T and children. According to my World Book Encyclopedia, "most chickens are believed descended from a type of wild fowl that lives in the jungles of southeast Asia. Man began taming and raising these wild jungle chickens 3000 to 5000 years ago. Ancient records show that the Chinese began raising chickens about 1400 BC." Have a wonderful day, y'all!
(On the one hand, I hope this does not disturb the troglodytes of the Flat Earth Society, but on the other hand, I don't care.)


Hi Mrs. T    Posted 02-20-2002 at 02:40:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm not about to get into a religious debate with anyone, but chickens are related to the dinosaurs. Science has shown that everything here on earth has evolved over millions of years. The evidence is in the ground.


Jose Manuel    Posted 04-23-2007 at 04:35:14       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I was told that the chickens are from the dinosaur family. It does not matted what country, I just want to know if this is true.


Donna    Posted 02-19-2002 at 18:21:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
Adam and Eve and the garden, they were there, Because God said, He created everything, and He created the animals first, then He created man.


Les...Hey Donna again    Posted 02-20-2002 at 02:21:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Don't expect that to make it into a public school classroom.


cecily    Posted 05-13-2004 at 18:17:00       [Reply]  [Send Email]
HELLO CECILY, SORRY, JUST HAD TO D
SOME REASECH ON CHICKENS.
WHAT ARE U DOIN?SEE YA AT SCHOOL.


Donna    Posted 02-20-2002 at 10:55:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
Oh yea, thats right the schools have kicked GOD OUT, just like our country has, But I had to post it, I am from the OLD school,
HAVE A GREAT DAY


satan    Posted 12-13-2003 at 13:02:51       [Reply]  [Send Email]
listen all you bible tooting cravies, "god" did no create teh chickens along iwht adam and eve, one moment please......hahahahahahahha....and here i thought we were living in the year 2003, not in the dark ages.


Les...I should have added:    Posted 02-20-2002 at 12:34:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Especially in California.


kraig WY    Posted 02-19-2002 at 22:16:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
Great answer Donna, Bless you


jane    Posted 06-25-2007 at 02:19:06       [Reply]  [Send Email]
lolololololozzzzz


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