NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s the chicken that broke the Internet.
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Turns out the big bird is a Heritage Breed Brahma Chicken – also known as the “King of All Poultry,” according to The Livestock Conservancy.
“They are also good egg-layers for their size. Considered a superior winter-layer, they produce the bulk of their eggs from October to May,” the Conservancy wrote in a post about the breed. “The eggs of the Brahma are large and uniformly medium brown in color.”MORE NEWS: Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers And Other City Workers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By Monday
Females can weigh up to 13 pounds and males up to 18 pounds.