170 Egg-cellent Chicken Jokes To Make You Laugh (2024)

Chicken jokes and puns will create family bonding and light-hearted fun for all ages. Get the best list of funny chicken jokes that crack you up!

Why did the chicken cross the road? Keep reading to find out!

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Use chicken jokes:

  • As ice breakers
  • In the classroom
  • In the car
  • At family mealtime
  • For lifting moods and relieving stress (source)

Funny Chicken Jokes For Kids

Chicken Fun Fact: Chickens are a close living relative to dinosaurs. Scientific evidence has proven the shared common ancestry between chickens and the T-rex. (source)

1. Why did the chicken join a band?

Because it had the drumsticks!

2. Why did the chicken become a chef?

Because it had the skills to scramble things up!

3. What do you get if you cross a chicken with a cement mixer?

A bricklayer!

4. Why did the chicken go to the party?

Because it was a cluckin’ good time.

5. What do you get when you cross a chicken with a ghost?

A poultry-geist!

6. What do you get when you cross a chicken with a dog?

A cocker spaniel!

7. What do chicken families do on the weekends?

Answer: They have peck-nics.

8. What side of the chicken has the most feathers?

The outside!

9. What kind of car does a chicken drive?

A coop

10. Why did the pirate buy a baby chick instead of a parrot?

Because it was going cheep.

11. What game do young chicks play?

Hide and peep.

12. Why were the chickens arrested?

Answer: They were suspected of fowl play.

13. How do chickens dance?

Chick to chick.

14. How do chickens use math?

They count their chickens before they’re hatched.

15. Why is it easy for chickens to find jobs?

Because they work for chicken feed.

16. On what day of the week do chickens hide?


17. Why do chickens sit on the bench at basketball?

They get into chicken fights and fowl out. (Related: Sports Riddles)

18. What’s a chick’s favorite soda?


19. Why does a chicken coop have two doors?

If it had four, it would be a chicken sedan!

20. What do chickens order for dessert?


21. What do you get when you cross a chicken with a Martian?

An eggs-traterrestrial!

22. Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall?

To make up for a bad summer.

23. What do you call someone who takes care of chickens?

A chicken tender!

24. Why do chickens make great banjo players?

Because they are great pluckers!

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25. What happened to the chicken at the baseball game?

He kept hitting fowl balls.

26. What is a chicken’s favorite fantasy film?

Lord of the Wings!

27. How did the chicken feel after a long day on the farm?


28. Why did the chickens try and escape

They felt cooped up.

29. What was the chicken sick with?

People flu

30. Which state has the most chickens?


31. Why did the chicken go to space?

To visit the egg-stronauts!

32. Why did the chicken go to school?

To improve its egg-ducation!

33. What do you call a group of musical chickens?

A peck-tet.

34. What do you call a chicken crossed with a cow?

A roost beef

35. Why did McDonald’s run out of chicken nuggets

The farmer counted his chickens before they hatched!

36. What time do chickens wake up in the morning?

At the cluck of dawn.

37. Why do people pinch their noses when walking past the chicken coop?

Because of the fowl odor.

38. What do you call a great chicken?


39. What did one egg say to the other egg?

Last one out’s a rotten egg.

40. What do you do with a shy chick?

Try to get it to come out of its shell.

41. Why did the man order a chicken and an egg off Amazon?

To see which came first.

42. How does a chicken bake a cake?

Answer: From scratch.

43. What do you call a chicken that spends a lot of money?


44. Why do chickens make the worst dates?

Because they are cheep!

45. What do baby chick’s like to play?


46. How do you motivate a chicken?

By egging it on.

47. Why did the robot cross the road?

Because the chicken programmed it to.

48. Why are chickens so well groomed?

Because they always have a comb.

49. Why does a chicken stand on one foot?

Because if it lifted up the other one, it would fall over.

50. Which city in America is the home of chickens?

Answer: Chick-ago


Hen & Rooster Jokes

Chicken Fun Fact: Chickens experience REM while sleeping, meaning they can dream.


51. Where can you learn all about chickens?

Answer: In the hencyclopedia.

52. Why did the chicken go to the movies?

Answer: For some hen-tertainment.

53. What’s a hen’s favorite food?

Answer: Eggplant

54. Which hen is the first one awake each morning?

Answer: The alarm cluck.

55. How do chickens send mail?

Answer: In hen-velopes!

56. Why do young roosters act like their dads?

Answer: Like feather, like son!

57. What do pessimistic roosters say?

Answer: Cock-a-doodle-don’t!

58. What do you get when a hen lays her egg on a hill?

Answer: An egg roll.

59. Why couldn’t the hen find her eggs?

Answer: She mislaid them!

60. What do you call the door to a chicken coop?

Answer: The hen-trance

61. What did the hen say to her chick at nap time?

Answer: I don’t want to hear a peep out of you!

62. What do you call a chicken that tells jokes?

Answer: A comedi-hen!

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63. What is a rooster’s favorite part of a car?

Answer: The egg-celerator!

64. Who was the first hen to fly across the Atlantic?

Answer: Amelia Egg-hart!

65. What does a chicken use to dry its tears?

Answer: A hen-kerchief.

66. How does a hen capture big moments?

Answer: By taking a peck-ture!

67. Where do hens stay when they go on vacation?

Answer: At a chick inn.

68. Why did the rooster run away?

Answer: He was a chicken.

69. What did the hen say to the rooster?

Answer: Don’t get cocky.

70. Why did the rooster never come home to his hen?

Answer: He was free range.

71. Why didn’t the hen go to KFC?

Answer: It wasn’t on her bucket list.

72. What do you call a group of chickens clucking in unison?

Answer: A hensemble

73. What does a hen say when she lays an egg?

Answer: Eggscuse me.

74. How do hens like their eggs?

Answer: Hatched

75. Why did the hen only lay eggs in winter?

Answer: She was no spring chicken.


Chicken & Egg Jokes

I’ve got more than a dozen good egg jokes for you!

Chicken Fun Fact: You may be able to tell the color of eggshell by a hen’s earlobe. Generally, hens with red earlobes lay brown eggs. Hens with white earlobes lay white eggs. (There are exceptions to this rule.)

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76. What kind of tests do chickens take?

Answer: Egg-sams

77. Where do frozen chickens live?

Answer: In egg-loos.

78. What do you get if you shake a chicken?

Answer: Scrambled eggs.

79. What do you get from bad chickens?

Answer: Deviled eggs.

80. When does a chicken tiptoe?

Answer: When it is walking on eggshells.

81. Why did the chicken go to the doctor?

Answer: For an egg-samination.

82. How do chickens leave the coop?

Answer: They use the eggs-its.

83. What do you call a mischievous egg?

Answer: A practical yolker!

84. What do chickens say when they burp?

Answer: Eggs-cuse me!

85. What’s a chicken’s favorite school subject?

Answer: Egg-onomics!

86. Where do tough chickens come from?

Answer: Hard-boiled eggs!

87. What happens to chickens who misbehave at school?

Answer: They get egg-spelled!

88. How do comedians like their eggs?

Answer: Funny side up!

89. How many eggs does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Answer: None. Eggs don’t have hands.

90. What do you call an egg that goes on an adventure?

Answer: An eggs-plorer!

91. What did the eggs do when the lights turned green?

Answer: They egg-celerated!

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92. Why couldn’t the egg get good reception on her TV?

Answer: Because the channels were all scrambled.

93. Why can’t you tease egg whites?

Answer: Because they can’t take a yolk!

94. Why are eggs terrible public speakers?

Answer: Because they are chickens!

95. Why don’t eggs tell jokes?

Answer: They’d crack each other up!

96. What do eggs tell their children?

Answer: Yolk tales.

97. How do chickens stay fit?

Answer: They eggs-ercise!

98. What did the egg do when it saw the frying pan?

Answer: It scrambled!

99. What is the worst crime according to an egg?

Answer: Poaching!

100. What sport are eggs best at?

Answer: Running

101. What happens if you put an egg in the microwave?

Answer: It egg-splodes!

102. How do monsters like their eggs?

Answer: Terri-fried

103. Why did the egg cross the road?

Answer: To get to the shell station.

104. Why do chickens call the city that never sleeps?

Answer: New Yolk City

105. What’s an egg’s favorite coffee?

Answer: Double egg-spresso

106. What did Snow White name her hen?

Answer: Egg White

107. Why don’t dinosaurs lay eggs?

Answer: They’re egg-stinct.

108. Where do penguins store their eggs?

Answer: In their egg-loos.


Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road Jokes

Fun Fact: Chickens live in groups called flocks. These flocks have a pecking order. All chickens know their place and it helps to maintain a stable group.

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 109. Why did the chicken cross the road twice?

Answer: She was a double-crosser.

110. Why did the turkey cross the road?

Answer: To prove he wasn’t a chicken.

111. Why did the chicken go to Chick-fil-A?

Answer: To get to the other side.

112. Why did it take the chicken so long to cross the road?

Answer: There was no eggs-press lane!

113. Why did the chicken run across the road?

Answer: To get to the other side faster.

114. Why did the rooster cross the road?

Answer: Just to cock-a-doodle-do something.

115. Why did the chicken and the egg race across the road?

Answer: To see which came first, the chicken or the egg!

116. Why did the chick cross the road?

Answer: For cheep thrills!

117. Why did the duck cross the road?

Answer: Because the chicken was busy.

118. Why did the chicken cross the road, roll in the mud, and cross again?

Answer: Because it was a dirty double-crosser.

119. Why did the chicken cross the playground?

Answer: He wanted to get to the other slide.

120. Why did the farmer cross the road?

Answer: To get the chicken back.

121. Why did the chicken cross the road?

Answer: The chicken next to him farted.

122. Why did the lonely chicken cross the road?

Answer: To find some chicken friends.

123. Why did the chicken run across the road?

Answer: The lights were about to change!

124. Why did the dinosaur cross the road?

Answer: Because chickens didn’t exist yet.

125. Why did the chicken cross the road?

Answer: He was egg-ercising!


Chicken Knock Knock Jokes


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127. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Omelet who?

Omelet smarter than I look!

128. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Chickens who?

Wrong, silly. Owls who. Chickens cluck.

129. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Barbie who?

Barbie Q Chicken

130. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Cock-a-doodle-doo who?

Obviously a rooster- I said cock-a-doodle-doo!

131. Knock, knock!

Who’s there?


Luke who?

Luke through the peephole and see that I’m a chicken!

Related: Knock knock jokes for Christmas time

Chicken Riddles, Puns, & One Liners

Fun Fact: Chickens can see red, blue, and green light as well as ultraviolet light.

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132. If a rooster laid 11 eggs and the farmer took 5 of them and another rooster laid 14 eggs and 5 of them were rotten. How many eggs were left?

Answer: 0, Roosters don’t lay eggs.

133. What’s 3/7 chicken, 2/3 cat, and 2/4 goat?

Answer: Chicago. The first three words out of seven of chicken is CHI, the first two words out of 3 of cat is CA, and first two words out of goat is GO. Therefore making, (CHI)(CA)(GO).

134. My call, I sing at dawn, to wake you from your slumber. With job all done, my song all sung, I’ll sit on the seat of lumber. What am I?

Answer: A rooster

135. Under no circumstances should you compute the number of your barnyard fowl previous to their incubation. What is the proverb?

Answer: Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.

136. We are as chick as thieves.

137. The plot chickens.

138. I feel like I’m having an eggs-istential crisis.

139. I need a vacation. I’ve been working around the cluck!

140. No harm, no fowl.

141. I am no spring chicken.

142. Flying the coop!

143. Birds of a feather flock together!

144. Saving up for our nest egg!

145. I’m just winging it.

146. Talk is cheep.

147. If you like it, then you should put a wing on it!

148. I see you are up to your old chicks!

149. Blood is chicker than water.


Chicken Jokes For Adults

These chicken jokes are still clean, but tailored for adults.

Chicken Fun Fact: Chickens can recognize over 100 different faces, including humans!

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150. Why did the chicken go to the spa?

Answer: To get a little egg-scape!

151. Why did the chicken go to a psychologist?

Answer: She had a fear of frying.

152. Did you hear about the chicken that applied for an office job?

Answer: At the interview, the boss grilled him.

153. Why did the chicken file a lawsuit?

It wanted to press charges for egg-stortion.

154. What’s a chicken’s favorite type of movie?

Answer: A chick-flick

155. Why did the chicken apply for a credit card?

Answer: It wanted to build its nest egg.

156. Why did the adult chicken get invited to the party?

Answer: It knew how to wing it in social situations.

157. How do you organize a fantastic party?

Answer: You invite a bunch of cool chicks!

158. Why did the chicken start a podcast?

Answer: It had some egg-stremely interesting things to cluck about.

159. Why did the chicken get kicked out of the comedy club?

Answer: Its jokes were too fowl for the audience.

160. What do you call a chicken who loves classic literature?

Answer: An egg-sistentialist.

161. Why did Mozart hate chickens?

Answer: All they say is “Bach, Bach, Bach!”

162. Why did the chicken go to the seance?

Answer: To get to the other side!

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163. Why don’t chickens like bakers?

Answer: They beat eggs!

164. Why are chickens always doing pushups at the gym?

Answer: They like to work out their pecks!

165. What happened when the Tyson farmer went missing?

Answer: The police suspected fowl play.

166. Why do chickens make the best dance partners?

Answer: Because they love shaking their tail feathers!

167. How did the rooster meet the hen?

Answer: Chicken Tinder

168. What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Answer: The dinosaur.

169. What happened when the egg walked into a bar and cracked a joke?

Answer: He left behind a real mess.

170. Why did the rooster go to KFC?

Answer: He wanted to see the chicken strip.


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What’s Next?

My nieces have a pesky rooster and a flock full of chickens. Hopefully, these chicken jokes bring joy to their coop and resonate with your family’s sense of humor as well. Happy cluckling!

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