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[edit]Raw Chicken
RawChicken.png
Raw Chicken
Type

Food

Restores

Hunger.svg

30% chance of hunger (0:30)

Cookable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

First appearances

PC

Beta 1.8pre1

Pocket Edition

Alpha 0.4.0
Data value

dec: 365 hex: 16D bin: 101101101

Name

chicken

Raw chicken is a food item which can be eaten by the player, but with the risk of food poisoning.

Contents

[edit] Obtaining

Raw chicken is dropped by chickens when they die. Each chicken drops one raw chicken. It does not matter if the player was involved in the chicken's death, and the Looting enchantment will not increase the number of raw chicken drops.

Chickens that die while on fire will drop cooked chicken instead of raw chicken.

[edit] Usage

To eat raw chicken, right-click and hold while raw chicken is selected in the hotbar.

Eating raw chicken restores 2 hunger (Hunger.svg) and 1.2 hunger saturation, but has a 30% chance of inflicting food poisoning for 30 seconds (a Hunger effect). Drinking milk will end the food poisoning immediately.

Raw chicken can be used to heal or breed tamed wolves without risk of food poisoning.

[edit] As a cooking ingredient

Raw chicken can be cooked in a furnace to produce cooked chicken, which restores more hunger and has no risk of food poisoning.

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe

Cooked Chicken

Raw Chicken +
Any fuel

Raw Chicken Grid layout Furnace Progress.png Cooked Chicken
Grid layout Fire.png
CoalCharcoalOak WoodOak Wood Planks

[edit] History

Beta
1.8 Added in the Adventure Update. Formerly a chicken would only drop a feather, but now a raw chicken is dropped (usually along with a feather), and can be obtained by killing a chicken.
Official release
1.4.2 12w37a Texture changed from 1.3.2 chicken.png to 12w37a chicken.png (The item sprite no longer has a dark outline).
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added raw chicken.
Console Edition
TU5 Added raw chicken.
TU12 Texture changed from 1.3.2 chicken.png to 12w37a chicken.png (The item sprite no longer has a dark outline).

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[edit] Trivia

  • The poisoning effect is most likely based on the real-life disease Salmonella, which is notorious for being present in uncooked meats, more commonly raw chicken, raw eggs, and fish.