As the month of May drew to an end, Ophélie Lebrasseur had the pleasure of attending “La Poule: Pratiques d’Élevage et Histoire Culturelle” (The chicken: Breeding Practices and Cultural History), a
At the University of Leicester, research into the development of chicken breeds has resulted in one of the largest and best-provenanced collections of domestic fowl skeletons in Britain.
Last Friday, 30th of January, our periodic meeting took place at the Department of Archaeology at the University of York.
As the project draws to the end of its first year, the team traveled to the world-famous visitor attraction of Vindolanda Roman Fort, on Hadrian’s Wall, to share their preliminary findings with mem
Why on earth should we care about chickens? They are comical, stupid and their only purpose is to provide us with meat and eggs, right? Well…
Many members of the team are now back to the UK after having attended the International Meeting of the
The story of the chicken is about more than just food! Their history is the history of humanity and the human mind.
We have just got back from a very busy and chicken filled weekend so here is a very quick update.
Towards the end of June, Dr Julia Best and PhD student Jacqueline Pitt ventured to Glastonbury festival in order to convey the research of the Chicken Project to a large and varied audience.
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- RT @RGZM_Freunde: @Chicken_project Terrifying, isn't it? 😊 Henriette https://t.co/q96EWedsnl — 1 month 1 week ago
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- RT @qikipedia: In the early 1900s, American chicken farmers gave their chickens rose-tinted glasses to make them less aggressive. https://t.co/f3SztxUGRB — 1 month 2 weeks ago
- RT @ArchaeologyLisa: My first bird skeletonisation is complete! 🐦Kinda sad, broken sternum and ribs where the little guy was run over. A… https://t.co/7og2GfDTI9 — 1 month 3 weeks ago