We invite you to see how chickens are raised and produced in the U.S.

A Day in the Life

Learn what a day in the life of a broiler chicken is like. Go week by week through each stage of a chicken’s life, learn where they live, what they eat and how they’re cared for.

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Farm to Table

Chickens make a lot of stops on the way from the chicken farm to your table. Follow a typical chicken’s journey from hatchery to the farms, through processing and USDA inspection, and to your plate.

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Got questions about how chicken is raised and produced? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about chicken, from cooking temperatures to food terms.

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Safety and Handling Tips

Learn how to safely handle, cut and store chicken. You can also find tips on preparation including proper cooking temperatures, so you can eliminate the risk of bacterial infection in your home.

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