# The Chicken Quiz:A Fun Way To Learn And Test Your Knowledge On Chicken

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by Louieandthecrew, Dec 30, 2010.

1. ### LouieandthecrewI am actually a female!

Ready to test your knowledge? Heres your chance! This is a quiz solely about chickens. Answer the questions on a seperate post and let everyone see how you did. Once you know if you were right or not, go back and write TRUE or FALSE next to each correct or incorrect answer so that all of those chicken newbies can learn while they play! Ready?

1. How many days is the normal chick in its egg before it hatches?
2. How hot should the incubator be?
3. Without a heat lamp, how many chicks cuddled together using their own body heat for warpth would it take to keep them alive?
4. At what age can you take:
A. A meat bird
B. A dual-purpose bird
C. A average laying bird
out from under the heat lamp and into the coop?
5. How old does a pullet have to be to be considered a Hen?
6. How old does a cockerel have to be to be considered a Rooster?
7. How old is the average laying pullet when she starts to lay?
8. How old is the average meat bird before they are ready for slaughter?
9. How long does the average laying hen cease in laying?
10. How long can chickens live?

BONUS: ``~The Bonus Section Is The Part Of This Quiz Where You Have A Chance To Ask Your Own Question!~``

Now, just answer the questions as best you can!

2. ### 44WolvesHere is Your New Title

Jun 28, 2009
1. How many days is the normal chick in its egg before it hatches? 21 Days?
2. How hot should the incubator be?99 Degrees F
3. Without a heat lamp, how many chicks cuddled together using their own body heat for warpth would it take to keep them alive?3
4. At what age can you take:
A. A meat bird2 Months?
B. A dual-purpose bird3 Months
C. A average laying bird2 Months?
out from under the heat lamp and into the coop?
5. How old does a pullet have to be to be considered a Hen?60 Days
6. How old does a cockerel have to be to be considered a Rooster?80 Days?
7. How old is the average laying pullet when she starts to lay?16 Months?
8. How old is the average meat bird before they are ready for slaughter?
9. How long does the average laying hen cease in laying?2 1/2 yrs?
10. How long can chickens live?up to 15 yrs

3. ### ChickLover98The Chicken Princess

Apr 24, 2010
Pennsylvania
1. How many days is the normal chick in its egg before it hatches? 21 days
2. How hot should the incubator be? 99.5 degrees F
3. Without a heat lamp, how many chicks cuddled together using their own body heat for warpth would it take to keep them alive? 25
4. At what age can you take:
A. A meat bird When fully feathered
B. A dual-purpose bird When fully feathered
C. A average laying bird When fully feathered
out from under a heat lamp? ALL DEPENDING ON TEMP OUTSIDE^^^^
5. How old does a pullet have to be to be considered a Hen? At least one year
6. How old does a cockerel have to be to be considered a Rooster? At least one year
7. How old is the average laying pullet when she starts to lay? 3-4 months
8. How old is the average meat bird before they are ready for slaughter? a few months to a year
9. How long does the average laying hen cease in laying? During molt and when she gets old
10. How long can chickens live? 4-6 years

Last edited: Dec 30, 2010
4. ### LouieandthecrewI am actually a female!

Everyone is doing pretty good so far! I'll wait to have more people try before we start discussing right and wrong answers!

5. ### Cats CrittersCompletely Indecisive

1. How many days is the normal chick in its egg before it hatches? 21 days

2. How hot should the incubator be? 99.5 degrees F

3. Without a heat lamp, how many chicks cuddled together using their own body heat for warmth would it take to keep them alive? 30?

4. At what age can you take:
A. A meat bird
B. A dual-purpose bird
C. A average laying bird
out from under the heat lamp and into the coop? Depends on your outside temps. You should be starting at about 95 degrees and decreasing 5 degrees per week. Or when they are fully feathered

5. How old does a pullet have to be to be considered a Hen? One year

6. How old does a cockerel have to be to be considered a Rooster? One year

7. How old is the average laying pullet when she starts to lay? 20wks

8. How old is the average meat bird before they are ready for slaughter? 8wks

9. How long does the average laying hen cease in laying? 2 years for regular laying

10. How long can chickens live?15-20 years

6. ### LouieandthecrewI am actually a female!

Quote:I love how detailed those answers are! Thank you!

7. ### iluvsedwardOverrun With Chickens

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Jan 19, 2010
Calvert county MD
1. How many days is the normal chick in its egg before it hatches?21
2. How hot should the incubator be?100*
3. Without a heat lamp, how many chicks cuddled together using their own body heat for warpth would it take to keep them alive?25?
4. At what age can you take:
A. A meat bird
B. A dual-purpose bird
C. A average laying bird
out from under the heat lamp and into the coop?I wait till they are fully featherd if its not winter
5. How old does a pullet have to be to be considered a Hen? 6 months?
6. How old does a cockerel have to be to be considered a Rooster? 4 mnths?
7. How old is the average laying pullet when she starts to lay? 6 months
8. How old is the average meat bird before they are ready for slaughter? 8 weeks
9. How long does the average laying hen cease in laying?any amount of time?
10. How long can chickens live? 10 yrs.?

8. ### LouieandthecrewI am actually a female!

Gooooooood job Thank you very much!

9. ### Cat WaterThat Person

Jul 4, 2010
Mid Coast Maine
Quote:I didn't look at other people's posts before I answered the questions
1. 21 days
2. 97.5* F
3. 50?
4. a. 3 weeks
b. 6 weeks
c. 6 weeks
5+6. 1 year
7. 17 weeks
8. 6 weeks
9. 1 month
10. 25 years

10. ### LouieandthecrewI am actually a female!

Quote:I didn't look at other people's posts before I answered the questions
1. 21 days
2. 97.5* F
3. 50?
4. a. 3 weeks
b. 6 weeks
c. 6 weeks
5+6. 1 year
7. 17 weeks
8. 6 weeks
9. 1 month
10. 25 years

Keep 'em comin'!