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What came first: tha chicken or the egg?

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Asked by BeHappy, 09 May '10 12:53 pm
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I can visualize you sitting in a hotel waiting for Chicken and egg you ordered for lunch. Since eggs are easier to cook than chicken I am sure egg would come first.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 09 May '10 12:55 pm

 
  
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Stephen Hawking and Christopher Langan argue that the egg came before the chicken, though the real importance of the question has faded since Darwin's On the Origin of Species and the accompanying Theory of Evolution, under which the egg must have come first, assuming the question intended the egg to mean an egg in general or an egg that hatches into a chicken.

Evolution states that species change over time via mutation and selection. Since DNA can be modified only before birth, a mutation must have taken place at conception or within an egg such that an animal similar to a chicken, but not a chicken, laid the first chicken egg. In this light, both the egg and the chicken evolved simultaneously from birds who weren't chickens and didn't lay chicken eggs but gradually became more and more like chickens over time.
However, a mutation in one individual is not normally considered a new species. A speciation event involves the separation of one population from its parent population, so tha ...more
Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 09 May '10 02:01 pm

 
  
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If the theory is correct.it is chicken-might've formed from some other animal/bird as a result of the evolution-
Answered by magi, 09 May '10 01:43 pm

 
  
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From some egg first.
Answered by Manjula, 09 May '10 01:17 pm

 
  
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Pterodactyle...chicken, type of sinosaur, used to lay eggs, from whicih the chicken evolved..think so...
Answered by antoinette dcruz, 09 May '10 01:08 pm

 
  
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The egg, no doubt, but the egg was not laid by the hen, but some other bird, and the baby came out had the features of a chicken
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 09 May '10 12:57 pm

 
  
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I said egg
Answered by Surendra Prasad, 09 May '10 12:57 pm

 
  
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Chicken
Answered by TARZAN, 09 May '10 07:21 pm

 
  
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Chicken were born without cover but adultration ke dar se murgi ne pack kar ke production shuru kar di.
Answered by raj, 09 May '10 02:50 pm

 
  
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Assuredly Egg.
Answered by Chandra sekhar Krishnan, 09 May '10 01:05 pm

 
  
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