What is a baby chicken called?


Quick Answer

A baby chicken is called a chick. While adults are referred to as chicken in the United States, in some countries like Australia and New Zealand, only the meat that is eaten is called chicken while birds are all called chicks.

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What is a baby chicken called?
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Chickens are one of the few flightless birds commonly found on farms. Some light chickens can fly for very short distances. Chickens provide food in the form of chicken meat and eggs that they lay. Most of their diet is similar to other birds, which consists mainly of seeds and small insects. They have been known to eat small lizards or snakes.

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