The Japanese word for chicken is niwatori and chicken eggs is keiran. See below for a list of various chicken related words and their Japanese translations.
|Niwatori no muneniku||鶏の胸肉|
Interesting facts about chickens in Japan
Chickens are not native to Japan and are believed to have been brought to the country around 2,000 years ago. However, today there are just over 50 different Japanese chicken breeds that are either completely or partly of Japanese origin.
Chicken is also a very popular food in Japan and is used in various dishes such as tempura, chicken hot pot, nikomi (stewed chicken), yakitori (grilled chicken), and lots more.