, K. Kris. "History of the Chicken - Domestication and the History of the Chicken." About Archaeology - The Study of Human History. Web. 07 May 2010. <>.Another name for the chicken is the Red Jungle Fowl and also the chicken was domesticated between 8,000 and 7,000 B.C. in Thailand of Southeast Asia. The people of Thailand domesticated the chicken because it would stay in one place, humans would decide who they would be with, they would be calmer, they would stay if fed. By:Allison Grady