What are they... Chickens are a type of bird. Chickens have feathers and wings but they can only flutter. Where do they live... Most chickens live in temperature controlled houses. These houses keep them cool in the summer and warm in winter. What do they look like... Chickens have small feathers under their chins called hackles. Chickens have something called a comb on there head. Chickens have sharp beaks and is a red kind of colour. How do they live... Chickens eat vegetables and pellets and drink water. They need a good place to run to stay healthy. some thing interesting... Chickens can lay green,blue,white and brown eggs.