Chickens are domestic birds that cannot fly. There are more than 150 different breeds of chicken and they vary in many different colours, patterns and sizes.
Originated in India and south-east Asia but now found almost everywhere in the world.
Between 5 - 7 years.
Between 2 - 3kgs and stand around 60cm tall.
Feeds on small seeds, herbs and leaves, grubs and insects.
Farm settings and open canopies.
The female will incubate the eggs for 21 days. The hen will usually stay on the nest for a few days after the first egg hatches.