How Much Does A Chicken Thigh Weigh?

Do you like eating chicken? It’s certainly one of the most popular foods, and oh the taste of grandmas fried chicken and all the sides…

Chicken Thighs

So what is the weight of a chicken thigh?

An average sized chicken thigh weighs in at around 2 to 3 ounces (56-85 grams).

Of course, chickens come in different sizes so the thighs from larger birds will weigh more.

Here’s some other fun tidbits about chickens you might be interested in.

In 2003, it was estimated that there were more than 24 billion chickens in the world. In fact, there are more chickens on the planet than any other type of bird!

Can a chicken fly? Actually, yes it can. It can muster enough flight to get over small obstacles such as a bush or a fence.

A mother hen does not directly feed her chicks. Instead she will lead them to sources of water and food and encourage them to do it themselves.

~ Fun Fact ~
The color of an egg laid by a hen is not just determined by the type of chicken, but also the color of their ears. A chicken with white earlobes will lay a white egg while a chicken with a red earlobe lays a brown egg.


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