The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #55834   Message #911024
Posted By: vectis
15-Mar-03 - 09:16 PM
Thread Name: Chicken on a Raft
Subject: RE: Chicken on a Raft
Before powdered or frozen anything ships carried live chickens to give eggs and, in the fullness of time, meat.
So I've been told.
I can't imagine Naval vessels carrying chickens though. Maybe explorers and merchantmen took chooks.