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On April 14, 1939, the Delaware General Assembly made the Blue Hen Chicken the official state bird of Delaware. ~ In fact, the "Blue Hen Chicken" is not a recognized breed and its selection as the state bird relates to historical events more than to a natural association of the bird with the state of Delaware.
The "Blue Hen Chicken" goes back over 200 years. The origination of the "Blue Hen Chicken," as Delaware's state bird, was during the Revolutionary War. The battling ferocity and fearlessness of Delaware soldiers in battle became associated with the Kent County Blue Hen Chickens bred by Captain Jonathan Caldwell. Who raised gamecocks known for their ferocity. The courage and intensity demonstrated by the Delaware soldiers caused them to be referred to be referred to as fighting gamecocks.
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