May is the International Respect for Chickens Month!
Learn something new about chickens:
Baby chicks start talking to their moms while still in the egg.
There are 23 billion chickens in the world.
Chickens can apply logic, draw inferences, and plan ahead.
99% of chickens are raised in factory farms.
Chickens recognize shapes and patterns, even very complicated ones.
Chickens raised for meat and for eggs are totally different breeds.
Chickens can recognize up to 100 faces, including yours.
Chickens raised for meat are slaughtered at 6 weeks of age.
Chickens are awesome!
Oh well, everybody already knows that, so it doesn’t really count as new :)
and take an action:
Share some of the new things you just learned with your friends.
Do something fun for your chickens like hanging a cabbage in their coop.
Eat less chicken. Ever tried Gardein chick’n or Beyond chicken strips?
Adopt a chicken or two.
Support a chicken rescue/education nonprofit
Let’s celebrate our feathered friends this month and beyond!