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Did the chicken | come before the egg?

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Yes but it's not likely to have been the type of fluffy chicken that we recognise today.

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No as all life must hatch and grow out of something i.e. an egg.

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Depends on your understanding of the Bible and other ancient, philosophical texts which discuss the origins of life.

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It's tricky- perhaps there wasn't one chicken or egg first but instead it all happened gradually over time.

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  • okami
    hmm..... evolution over time because without the chicken there was no egg and without egg there was no chicken it all depends how u see it..
    19 May 2021
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  • jack_is_noice.
    evolution, over many many years chicken like creatures laid eggs then the hatched chicks were similar to our eggs then have eggs and so on
    3 Mar 2021
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  • savannahjasmine
    wait say if we base this off of religious belief didn't G-d make all animals and then they mated (and some hatched eggs)
    19 Feb 2021
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  • jeffthepotato4life
    Wow an interesting question, you think that oh the egg came first but who laid that egg? And where did that chicken come from? Very deep.
    1 Nov 2020
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  • xo.amaraxo
    its a hard one because there's no way around it if the chicken was first what did it come from and if the egg was first what layed it??
    13 May 2020
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  • ellgreeni
    where did the idea of eating eggs come from in the first place?
    28 Apr 2020
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  • francois
    A different breed must have mated with another type of breed, such that the product would have been what we now know as a chicken.
    2 Jan 2020
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  • o
    god first
    8 May 2019
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  • tristan
    Something related to a chicken must have laid an egg and the egg had a genetic mutation causing a chicken to hatch rather than original bird
    7 Dec 2018
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  • happy otter
    I reckon eggs probably came first, but they might have looked different to the eggs we eat for breakfast today.
    2 Nov 2017
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  • whoisthat
    Egg-citing debate but i think chickens evolved from a bird ancestor. Better question - why do chicken and eggs taste good together? Weird.
    2 Nov 2017
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