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April 17 is day 17.

The colors of the eggs signify they were laid by different chickens.  

Green eggs - Araucana Chickens

White eggs - Leghorn Chickens

Brown eggs - Barred Rocks Chickens 



Fun Facts about Chickens


Chickens are able to remember and recognise over 100 

individuals; they can also recognise humans.

 Chickens perform complex communication where calls have

specific meanings. They perform over 30 types of vocalisation

that we are aware of with meanings varying from calling

youngsters, alarm calls, and alerting others to the

whereabouts of food.


Chickens can't taste sweetness in foods however they

can detect salt, and most choose to avoid it.

 From Amazing facts about chickens/OneKind