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Which came first, The chicken or the egg? Science Answers

At last the answer to the most perplexing question on earth has been found out -

Question:
Which came first, The chicken or the egg?

Some say that chicken had laid the eggs, but for some others chicken came from the eggs. Nobody could give a reason for which of these came first.

Now scientists have come up with an explanation - Its the chicken which came first.



Scientists from University of Sheffield and University of Warwick has found that a protein called ovocleidin (OC-17) is crucial in the formation of eggshells.

It is produced in the pregnant hen's ovaries which started the production of the eggs.

So No doubt, It is the Chicken that came first

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