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47 Chicken Jokes Which Really Are Egg-cellent

Funny chicken jokes to get you chuckling (or chickling)...

Beano Jokes Team
Last Updated:  April 11th 2023

Chickens, those pesky pals of ours, are certainly an egg-cellent addition to any farmyard or garden. These creatures are not just a source of delicious, nutritious eggs, but they also make great pets too!

With their distinctive red combs and wattles, and fluffy feathers, chickens are a fascinating species. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the petite bantams to the larger Rhode Island Reds. Some chickens even have fancy plumage, like the show-stopping Silkies, who have incredibly soft, silky feathers that look like they've been to a fancy salon. But for farmyard animals.

Not only are chickens fun to look at, but they are also highly intelligent and have unique personalities. Each bird has their own quirks and habits, which can be endlessly amusing to observe. Some chickens are curious and bold, while others are shy and cautious. And, of course, there's always that one chicken who thinks she's the boss of the flock!

But let's not forget the main reason why many of us keep chickens - the eggs! Chickens lay eggs almost every day, which means a steady supply of fresh, healthy protein for your breakfast.

In short, chickens are not just farm animals - they're our feathered friends. But that doesn't stop us cracking a few jokes about them, though.

If our chicken jokes make you laugh like a drain, get your claws on our egg jokes too or reach new comedy heights with our bird jokes. All sorts of animals are famed for crossing roads, not just chickens - find the answers to popular 'Why did...?' questions here, or get a spoon and dig into our food jokes.

Plus there's the Beano Joke Generator, for random jokes on almost any subject!

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Ask them, I suppose!

What do you call a chicken that's always bragging?

An egg-saggerator!

Why did the chicken make a snack?

It was peckish!

What do you call a chicken that's always telling jokes?

An absolute yolker!

What do you call a chicken from outer space?

An egg-straterrestrial

Why did the chicken cross the basketball court?

He heard the referee calling fowl!

Why did the chicken refuse to cross the road?

They were afraid of becoming an internet joke!

Why did the rooster go to the gym?

To work on his pecks!


Why did the chicken go to the cinema?

To watch Jurassic Peck!

What do you call a chicken with a microphone?

A cluck-and-roll star!

What do you call a chicken who's always in a hurry?

A fast food!

What do you call a chicken that's always on the go?

Poultry in motion!

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What do you get when you cross a chicken with a poodle?

A cockapoo-dle-doo!

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Why did the chicken join the band?

It had drumsticks!

Why did the chicken go to the library?

To borrow a hen-cyclopedia!

How do you make a chicken sandwich?

Just wing it!

Why did the chicken go to the beach?

To work on its tan and get some egg-sercise!

Why did the chicken go to the museum?

To see the egg-sibits!

Result: you went home

What do you get when you cross a chicken with a cow?

A bird that lays milkshakes!

Why did the chicken go to the fashion show? 

To get some egg-sclusive style tips!

What did the chick say when the hen laid an orange?

Look what marmalade?

Who tells the funniest jokes on the farm?

The comedi-hen!

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Why did the chicken go to the seance?

To get to the other side!

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Why did the farmer have to separate the chicken and the turkey?

He sensed fowl play!

Why did the droid cross the road?

Because it was programmed by a chicken!

What do you call a bird that's afraid to fly?


How does a chicken send mail to her friend?

In an Hen-velope!

What do chicken families do on sunny afternoons?

Have peck-nics!

What do chickens grow on?


How did the chicken wake up?

It had an alarm cluck!

What do chickens study at university?


Did you hear about the chicken who could only lay eggs in winter?

She was no spring chicken!

Where's the best place to get information about eggs?

The hen-cyclopedia!

Why did the chicken cross the road?

Because he farted so he had to run away from the smell!

How do hens dance?

Chick to chick!

How do chickens communicate?

With fowl language!

What do you get if you cross a chicken with a cow?

Roost beef!

Why did the dinosaur cross the road?

Because chickens hadn't evolved yet!

Why did the T-rex cross the road?

To eat the chicken on the other side!

How do chickens leave the building?

They use the eggs-it!

Who tells the funniest egg jokes?


Where do tough chickens come from?

Hard-boiled eggs!

Why did the Easter egg hide?

It was a little chicken!

Why did the chicken cross the playground?

To get to the other slide!

Why did the farmer cross the road?

To get the chicken back!

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