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This article is about a food item. For other uses of the word "chicken", see Chicken (disambiguation).
Raw Chicken
Raw Chicken JE3 BE3.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Restores

2 (🍗)

Status effects

Hunger (0:30) (30% chance)

Raw chicken is a food item that can be eaten by the player. It can be cooked in a furnace, smoker, or a campfire to make cooked chicken.

Obtaining[]

Mob loot[]

Upon death, an adult chicken drop 1 raw chicken. The maximum is increased by 1 per level of Looting, for a maximum of 1-4 with Looting III. Chickens that die while on fire drop cooked chicken instead.

Cat gifts[]

Main article: Cat § Gifts

Tamed cats have a 70% chance to give the player a gift as they wake up from a bed, and the gift has a 16.13% chance to be raw chicken.

Usage[]

Food[]

To eat raw chicken, press and hold use while it is selected in the hotbar. Eating one restores 2 (🍗) hunger and 1.2 hunger saturation, but has a 30% chance of inflicting food poisoning (the Hunger effect for 30 seconds).

Smelting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Smelting recipe
Cooked Chicken Raw Chicken +
Any fuel


0.35

Wolves[]

Raw chicken can be used to breed and heal tamed wolves, lead them around, and make baby tamed wolves grow up faster by 10% of the remaining time.

Wolves are at no risk of food poisoning.

Trading[]

Novice-level Butcher villagers have a 13 chance to buy 14 raw chicken for an emerald.‌[Bedrock Edition only]

Novice-level Butcher villagers have a 50% chance of offering to buy 14 raw chicken for an emerald.‌[Java Edition only]

Sounds[]

Java Edition:

SoundSubtitlesSourceDescriptionNamespaced IDTranslation keyVolumePitchAttenuation
distance
Eating?Eating one single foodentity.generic.eatsubtitles.entity.generic.eat???
Burp?Eating a singular foodentity.generic.burpsubtitles.entity.generic.burp???

Bedrock Edition:[more information needed]

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDFormTranslation key
Raw ChickenchickenItemitem.minecraft.chicken

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID FormTranslation key
Raw Chickenchicken365Itemitem.chicken.name

Advancements[]

Icon Advancement In-game description Parent Actual requirements (if different) Namespaced ID
Advancement-plain-raw.pngHusbandry
The world is full of friends and food Consume anything that can be consumed.husbandry/root
Advancement-fancy-raw.pngA Balanced Diet
Eat everything that is edible, even if it's not good for you A Seedy PlaceEat each of these 40 foods: Other foods, if any, can be eaten, but are ignored for this advancement.husbandry/balanced_diet

Video[]

History[]

Java Edition Beta
1.8Pre-releaseRaw Chicken JE1 BE1.png Added raw chicken.
Raw chicken is now a new drop, obtained by killing a chicken, usually along with a feather.
Java Edition
1.2.112w03aRaw chicken can now be used to breed wolves.
1.3.112w21aRaw chicken can now be sold to farmer villagers, at 14–17 raw chicken for 1 emerald.
1.4.212w37aRaw Chicken JE2 BE2.png The texture of raw chicken has now been changed, so that it no longer has a dark outline.
1.814w02aTrading has now been changed: butcher villagers now buy 14–18 raw chicken for 1 emerald.
Farmer villagers no longer trade raw chicken.
1.915w43aChickens can now drop several raw chickens, if killed with a Looting-enchanted weapon.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 365.
1.1418w43aRaw Chicken JE3 BE3.png The texture of raw chicken has now been changed.
18w44aCats now offer raw chicken as gifts.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.4.0Raw Chicken JE1 BE1.png Added raw chicken.
v0.5.0Raw chicken now restores 2♥ instead of 1♥.
v0.8.0build 2Raw Chicken JE2 BE2.png The texture of raw chicken has now been changed, so that it no longer has a dark outline.
v0.11.0build 1Raw chicken now sometimes inflicts the hunger effect, despite the hunger bar not existing yet.
v0.12.1build 1Raw chicken now restores hunger instead of health.
Pocket Edition
1.0.4alpha 1.0.4.0Butcher villagers now buy 14-18 raw chicken for one emerald.
Bedrock Edition
?Chickens can now drop several raw chicken, if killed with a Looting-enchanted weapon.
1.8.0beta 1.8.0.8Tamed cats can now give the player raw chicken as a gift.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Raw Chicken JE3 BE3.png The texture of raw chicken has now been changed.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.4Butcher villagers now have 13 of a chance to buy 14 raw chicken.
Legacy Console Edition
TU5CU1 1.0 Patch 1Raw Chicken JE1 BE1.png Added raw chicken.
TU12Raw Chicken JE2 BE2.png The texture of raw chicken has now been changed, so that it no longer has a dark outline.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.90Raw Chicken JE3 BE3.png The texture of raw chicken has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Raw Chicken JE2 BE2.png Added raw chicken.

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Raw Chicken" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

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