Mike the headless chicken was a rooster who lived for 18 months after he was beheaded. In that time he grew from 2 1/2 to almost 8 pounds. When the veracity of this was questioned, the owner brought it to the University of Utah to have it's authenticity confirmed.
posted by quin
on Aug 7, 2008 -
Lost but not forgotten? My days of not consuming animals based on the assumption that they are thinking, feeling beings may be swayed by this article on a chicken that lived four and a half years…without a head.
posted by poodle
on Feb 5, 2001 -