What can you learn about people by raising chickens?

posted by Jason Kottke   Feb 12, 2010

One man’s chickens have taught him much about “behaviour, ethics, evolution and the psychopathic nature of modern ‘efficiency’”

The longer you watch chickens, the more you think of them as people rather than some strange alien species with feathers, beady eyes and a strange language. Squint a little as you watch them enact their various roles and you can see a brood of Sainsbury’s retail managers jockeying to maintain position.