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There Are More Chickens Than People in the World

There are more chickens than people in the world
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The chicken is the mascot of globalization. It is ubiquitous food staple found all around the world. They are a metaphor for the thing we all share and a universal symbol for comfort and familiarity.
Our love affair with this silly little bird knows no bounds. Here’s to you chicken!

Ancient times
Three chicken has been domesticated for 8,000 years
In Ancient Egypt eggs were hung in temples to ensure a bountiful temple river flood.
Chickens were a valuable commodity in ancient Rome. Romans invented the omelet and the idea of stuffing chickens before cooking.
Chickens foretold victory or defeat in battle.
1900s
By the early 1900s, chickens had surpassed beef as Americas most popular meat.
Why does Kauai, Hawaii have so many wild chickens? In 1992, Hurricane Iniki destroyed a number of chicken farms on Kauai, Hawaii, freeing wild birds across the island.
During the 1900a, 9 billion chickens were annually consumed by humans. That’s 80 pounds of bird per person, each year. Started in 1996, World Egg Day is always on the second Friday in October.
2000s
In 2004, geneticists sequenced the complete chicken genome, representing the first sequencing of an original dinosaur descendant.
In 1900, the average hen produced 83 eggs per year. In 2009, that number was 325.
Egg = approx. 10 eggs
On average, every American consumed about 249 eggs in 2012
Today
Bermuda’s chicken population 30,000 and growing.
China rules the global roost with the largest total number of chickens about 371 million.
There are four cities in the United States that have the word “chicken” in their name:
Chicken, Alaska
Chicken Bristle, Illinois
Chicken Bristle, Kentucky
Chicken Town, Pennsylvania
The planet is home to almost 19 billion living chickens. That’s nearly three per person!
Snapple is acting out. geal Fact" #75 There are more chickens than people in the world. PRESENTED BY VISUALLY The chicken is the mascot of globalization. It is a ubiquitous food staple found all around the world. They're a metaphor for the thing we all share and a universal symbol of comfort and familiarity. Our love affair with this silly little bird knows no bounds. Here's to you, chicken! ANCIENT TIMES chicken has been domesticated for 8,000 years In ancient EgYpt, eggs were hung in temples to ensure a bountiful river flood. Chickens were a valuable commodity in ancient Rome. Romans invented the omelet and the idea of stuffing chickens before cooking. Chickens foretold victory or defeat in battle. By the early 1990s, chicken had surpassed beef as America's most popular meat. 1900s Why does Kauai, Hawaii have so many wild chickens? In 1992, Hurricane Iniki destroyed a number of chicken farms on Kauai, Hawaii, freeing wild birds across the island. During the 1900s, 9 billion chickens were Started in 1996, annually consumed by humans. That's World Egg Day is always on the second pounds of bird Friday in October. per person, each year. OCTOBER т 2000s In 2004, geneticists sequenced the complete chicken genome, representing the first sequencing of an original dinosaur descendant. 1900 2009 In 1900, the average hen produced 83 eggs per year. In 2009, that number was 325. = approx. 10 eggs On average, every American consumed about 249 eggs in 2012 TODAY Bermuda's chicken population: 30,000 and growing. China rules the There are four cities in the global roost with the United States that have the largest total number of chickens about word "chicken" in their name: Chicken, Alaska 371 million Chicken Bristle, Illinois Chicken Bristle, Kentucky Chicken Town, Pennsylvania The planet is home to almost 19 billion living chickens. That's nearly three per person! Snapple SNAPPLE IS ACTING OUT. SEE MORE RE-ENFACTMENTS AT SNAPPLE.COM SOURCES: Counting Chickens (The Economist, 2011) | The Domestic Chicken, by Phil Glatz, et al. (ANZCCART Humane Science, University of Adelaide, 2009) | How the Chicken Conquered the World, by Jerry Adler and Andrew Lawler (Smithsonian Magazine, 2012) | Egg Industry Fact Sheet (American Egg Board, 2013) | World Egg Day 2012 (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012) | What is a Chicken? (Incubation and Embryology. 2013) | Bermuda Has 30,000 Feral Chickens (BDA Sun, 2012) | Tourists Learn Who Rules the Roost on this Lush Hawaiian Isle (Wall Street Journal, 2009) | Delicious Destinations: US Cities with Food Names (Fox News, 2012) | Poultry Facts (Purdue University)

There Are More Chickens Than People in the World

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The chicken is the mascot of globalization. It is a ubiquitous food staple found all around the world. They're a metaphor for the thing we all share and a universal comfort and familiarity.

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