Where did chickens come from?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by keepitlow, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. keepitlow

    keepitlow Out Of The Brooder

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    Chickens don't seem to be in nature. Where did they come from?

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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    They came from the jungles of Asia and the mountains of Chile.

    Amazing how much variety we have now from that...
     
  3. keepitlow

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    When did they get to Europe and the Americas?
     
  4. keepitlow

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    Quote:Any resemblance with modern chickens to the originals? And did the old time chickens fly?
     
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  5. AmyBella

    AmyBella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bet they could fly, but they're mainly ground birds. A Google search for "Red Jungle Fowl" will turn up lots of pictures and information.
     

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