- Publish Date
- Friday, 16 October 2015, 10:46AM
Meet Betty the chicken. Her favorite movie is Chicken Run, her natural feather-color is a golden brown, and she helps run the Twitter account for the barbecue chicken company Chicken Treat.
The Western Australia-based restaurant chain hopes Betty will attain the Guinness World Record title of the first chicken to tweet an actual five-letter word from the English dictionary.
Betty is making these attempts from their official Twitter, with the tweets she pecks out marked by the hashtag #chickentweet.
Betty's coop has been supplied with a computer in hopes that she'll string together enough characters to make something coherent to us humans.
She's come close to completing the challenge, having typed out "bum." Yes, a word, but not long enough to get this chicken the crown.
While we eagerly wait for Betty to reach her goal, at least we can watch the training that went into this incredible feat above.
79./. a1 #chickentweet— Chicken Treat (@ChickenTreat) October 15, 2015
//.uhg86y 7iu ./;lii========= 67 nm/ aw / #chickentweet— Chicken Treat (@ChickenTreat) October 15, 2015
=7o8hy6ho4d231wdty - 2 651`r mn 2`13w ygehr nm 11`a xzb m.9,n #chickentweet— Chicken Treat (@ChickenTreat) October 15, 2015