|Golden Gaulish Cock|
|Erd||Red Orwealdfowl (Gallus gallus)|
|Undererd||Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)|
The Chicken is a behoused fowl afterborn from the red orwealdfowl. It is the most talrich of all birds, taling up to over 20 thrisand heads worldwide. At first, they were kept for cockfighting or besunder onsayedness, but nowadays the first of the two sakes, though still folkly in some lands, is often gainwendingsome or even unlawful. Today, they are mostly raised as an orspring of food from both their meat and their eggs, and less often as pets. The bucks are known as cocks or roosters, the does as hens, and the young as chicks.
Lifelore swots tell of manifold motherly roots in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia, but with the bough found in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa beginning in Indland. From olden Indland, the behoused chicken spread to Lydia in western Asia Lesser, and to Greece by the 5th yearhundred BC. The fowl had been known in Egypt since the mid-15th yearhundred BC, with the "bird that gives birth every day" having come to Egypt from the land between Syria and Shinar, Babylonia, going off the yearbookings of Thutmose III.