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It's a long story...

According to recent research, The earliest fossil bones identified as possibly belonging to modern day chickens appear in sites from northeastern China dating to around 5400 B.C., but the birds’ wild ancestors never lived in those cold, dry plains. So if they really are chicken bones, they must have come from somewhere else, most likely Southeast Asia. The chicken’s wild progenitor is known as the Blue Junglefowl, Gallus Gallus, according to a theory advanced by Charles Darwin and recently confirmed by DNA analysis, the bird’s resemblance to modern chickens is manifest in the male’s red wattles and comb. The spur he uses to fight and his cock-a-doodle-doo mating call. The male of the species wore bright blue plumage and weighed in at a rather large 30lbs! The dun-colored females brood eggs and cluck just like modern barnyard chickens. In its habitat, which stretched from northeastern India to the Philippines, G. Gallus browsed on the forest floor for insects, seeds and fruit, as they grew into adulthood the Blue Junglefowl would become fierce predators, hunting deer and wild pigs. A trait that had obvious appeal to humans seeking to capture and raise it. This would later help endear these Blue Chickens to settlements in Africa. Thier fierce nature and large size was put to good use. Settlers of the dark continent used them as guard animals against cheetah and leopards. These amazing birds are a little known part of history, so to bring light to their amazing story they have become the lineage of our name. So! Remember the fiecre fighting fowl, the name: Blue Chicken Armory and this incredible story!