Domestication date

Range ~8,000 years ago
Organism Chicken Gallus gallus
Reference Bennett CE et al., The broiler chicken as a signal of a human reconfigured biosphere. R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Dec 12 5(12):180325. doi: 10.1098/rsos.180325 p.3 2nd paragraphPubMed ID30662712
Primary Source [21] Peters J, Lebrasseur O, Deng H, Larson G. 2016 Holocene cultural history of red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) and its domestic descendant in East Asia. Quat. Sci. Rev. 142, 102-119. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.04.004
Comments P.3 2nd paragraph: "Archaeological studies had suggested that chickens were domesticated ca 8000 years ago, although ongoing DNA and dating research is likely to bring this date forward [primary source]."
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