• Question: If you were stranded on an island with grain and a chicken, would you feed the chicken so it would produce eggs for a long time or would you eat the grain and kill the chicken?

    Asked by Team Stony to Christl, Liz, Beccy on 23 Jun 2017.
    • Photo: Christl Donnelly

      Christl Donnelly answered on 23 Jun 2017:


      I would feed the chicken some of the grain.
      I would plant some of the grain to grow more chicken feed.
      I would be very nice to the chicken and hope for eggs.
      [Any chance of a rooster as well so I can have a flock?]

    • Photo: Liz Buckingham-Jeffery

      Liz Buckingham-Jeffery answered on 23 Jun 2017:


      How much grain have I got with me on the island? Because if I run out I’ll have a hungry chicken and no eggs! Hopefully I’ve got lots, in that case I’d feed the chicken and gets eggs for a long time. Although I’d need to eat a lot of eggs to survive.

      What about water? I think water would be a high priority for me, and my chicken!

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