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Chickens are the often mutated descendants of long-domesticated birds that lived before Great War.


Some chickens survived the Great War sheltering in bunkers.[1] In Appalachia, they have survived in a more natural fashion and are considerably more common. Less mutated than other creatures in the area, they are utilized for food.[2]



FOTV chicken

Some chickens have managed to survive relatively unmutated and resemble their pre-War counterparts. In 2296 such chickens are being bred by some individuals in California.[3]

Rad chicken[]

Fo4FH radchicken
Gameplay articles: Far Harbor, Fallout 76

Rad chicken variants[4] have been exposed to high levels of radiation, leaving them atrophied and naked. They are slightly smaller than their pre-War ancestors, and likewise pose no threat.



Chickens are mentioned in Fallout 2, Fallout 3, the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues and Fallout 4. Live chickens appear in the Fallout 4 add-on Far Harbor, Fallout 76, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, and the Fallout TV series.



  1. Hilltop farm ruins terminal entries; Terminal, (Entry: Jim)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Enclave research facility terminal entries; Terminal, Subject C-04: "Subject C-04: Some chickens. They appear to be less mutated than other creatures we've come across. Looking at them is making me hungry. Maybe I'll spare this one from the incinerator. Pretty sure I saw some garlic and paprika in the supply room somewhere. I can't do another night of that pink shit again."
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fallout TV series; S1 E2 "The Target"
  4. RadChickenRace
    00111233 (FO76)
  5. The Courier: "I'll take care of them."
    Walter Phebus: "Ethel's going to be madder than a wet hen but you reap what you sow, kid, and Heck's earned every ounce of misery he gets. So, we have a deal?"
    (Walter Phebus's dialogue)
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