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Posted: 12/14/2002 10:10:22 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2002 10:14:59 PM EDT by sherm8404]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 10:21:19 PM EDT
As there are many people here on earth who survive with little or no brains, I see no reason why a chicken can't do the same. Eat more beef.
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 10:59:00 PM EDT
The question is, did the head survive?
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 11:19:10 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 11:24:23 PM EDT
Yes he was real. When his head was cut off, the bottom part of his brain was not severed(the part that controls almost everything in the chicken) The chicken lived for several years being fed by hand and finally died when his breathing tube fulled with mucos(sp) There was a documentary on circus freaks and sideshows a little while back, and they did a whole 20min on the chicken. BISHOP
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 10:05:26 AM EDT
"I wanna be like Mike!"
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 10:30:45 AM EDT
I wanna know what you your wife [}:D][}:D]
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 10:38:56 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2002 10:39:20 AM EDT by SSD]
You realy think you have a shot at changing a womem's mind? Grow up.[:D] SSD
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 11:02:58 AM EDT
Good luck Sherm! FWIW I see no reason to think it's a phony. It appears that the chicken only lost it's face and beak, so that is not as strange as some of the things I've seen in nature.
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 11:12:43 AM EDT
Haven't you ever heard anyone saying "I'm running around like a chicken with my head cut off?"
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 1:59:50 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 2:02:10 PM EDT
yes, it was real, I work in Fruita colorado, he lived for over a year with no head!
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 2:52:53 PM EDT
my dad told me about when he was a kid how he would race dead chickens with his grandfather... Sunday dinner in the summer on a farm was invariably some sort of chicken, and being on a farm, my great-grandfather always butchered his own meat. Whenever my dad's family was out there, two chickens would have to be killed (7 people). What my dad and great grandfather would do is take a chicken, each grab an axe, and cut the heads off at the same time. They would rush to set the headless chickens down and whichever one ran the farthest won. ...i bet that was at least slightly entertaining to watch.
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 3:12:16 PM EDT
Originally Posted By MAHABALI: yes, it was real, I work in Fruita colorado, he lived for over a year with no head!
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One year with no head,no wonder he died>
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 3:19:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/15/2002 3:19:39 PM EDT by Aces-and-Eights]
And in case you're wondering what became of Mikes head... [img]http://www.seanbaby.com/news/images/chicken07.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.wvec.com/news/local/mcchicken_head.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 3:26:49 PM EDT
Yes he was real. In fact if he was alive today he could probably get elected to the senate from NY. "Just six weeks after his beheading, Mike was featured in a Life magazine article and his fame grew. For just 25 cents, anyone could pay to get a look at Mike. At the height of his popularity, Mike was raking in a cool $4,500 per month, which was no small potatoes in those days. They probably would have thrown in his head as a bonus - it was stored in a canning jar and toured along with Mike. (Actually, a cat ate Mike’s head. Some other poor chicken’s head was pickled in the jar.)" [url]http://home.nycap.rr.com/useless/headless_chicken/[/url]
Link Posted: 12/15/2002 3:43:26 PM EDT
Actually I'm surprised there aren't any "I'd hit it" comments.
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