Saturday, November 3, 2012 8:53:59 PM
Metalcraze, the first chicken could have hatched from a soft-shelled egg. However, all the genetic material for the first chicken was present in the first egg, but not in either of its parents.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 1:34:26 AM
n the summer of 2010, British researchers cracked the problem when they discovered that the protein necessary to create the eggshell was made exclusively in the ovaries of the chicken. So the chicken had to come first, because the eggshell can't be made without that protein.