Humans share a history with chickens that goes back over 8,000 years. It originated in Asia, where the wild ancestor of the chicken still lives in the jungle. Over the course of the 20th century, the domestic chicken was bred into a mass-market product. Today there are three times as many chickens in the world as humans.
The exhibition tells the fascinating story of how humans came to breed chickens and the importance they have today. It shows the surprising variety of wild chickens and reveals how chickens live, where we encounter chickens in everyday life, and where our chicken meat and eggs come from.