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CNP "Nuggets of Information"

Child Nutrition Program

For the month of February we are going to learn nutritional and fun facts about chickens.  Did you know:

  • Each ounce of chicken has 7 grams of protein
  • Hens "talk" to their chicks while they are still inside the egg
  • Chicken is a rich source of vitamin B3 and vitamin B6
  • A hen rolls her eggs about 50 times a day in her nest
  • Chickens can recognize different people
  • Chicken is a rich source of the mineral niacin.  Niacin helps release energy from carbohydrates.
  • Chickens live about 5-10 years


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