Which Came First The Chicken Or The Egg?

Posted on 2nd June, 2006


CNN has reported that the chicken and egg debated has finally been answered by experts.

Now a team made up of a geneticist, philosopher and chicken farmer claim to have found an answer. It was the egg.

Put simply, the reason is down to the fact that genetic material does not change during an animal’s life.

Therefore the first bird that evolved into what we would call a chicken, probably in prehistoric times, must have first existed as an embryo inside an egg.

Yea that’s what I thought too.

Read more: Chicken and egg debate unscrambled


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