Patented: History of Inventions

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Chickens

Ep. 76

Why did the chicken cross the road? What came first, the chicken or the egg? Who invented the chicken anyway?


We answer at least one of these questions on today’s show.


We follow the chicken from the time of the dinosaurs (the chicken is the closest living relative to T-Rex) until today’s genetically engineered bird with today’s guest Sally Coulthard, author of Fowl Play: A History of the Chicken from Dinosaur to Dinner Plate.


Produced by Freddy Chick, edited by Lewis Mason, senior producer Charlotte Long


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