Chickens are one of several types of wild animals, such as wolves and raptors, found on the Fortnite map.
If you’re lucky and manage to pick up a chicken without accidentally killing it, you have the option to fly several meters in Legend of Zelda style.
Fly with a chicken is a Fornite Season 6 challenge that gives you 24k XP, which in turn helps you unlock Battle Pass skins.
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Chicken locations in Fortnite explained
Chickens, such as raptors and other forms of wildlife, can be found on the Fortnite map.
You will occasionally find a chicken on the fields between the landmarks and the mentioned locations on the Fortnite map.
However, if you’re desperate, it’s a good idea to visit Colossal Crops and the Steel farm landmark, which is on the island immediately to the east of that area.
Colossal Crops is a good place to look for chickens
Since there are farms in both areas, after some time you will find a number of chickens wandering around.
It is good to remember that you will hear a chicken cluck when it is near you, so make sure to follow that sound to find the bird.
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 has begun. That obviously means a new Fortnite Season 6 Battle Pass. For an overview of everything we know, you can also check out our article about Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 and the Fortnite map. Plus, you can now tame wild animals like raptors!
That’s how you fly a chicken in Fortnite
Once you’ve found a chicken in Fortnite, it’s time to fly.
First of all, you have to grab the chicken which can be difficult as they will run away when they see you. To make it easier, try to sneak up on them or lead them to a building or tree that blocks their path so you can pick them up more easily.
In any case, make sure you don’t kill them! Do not take a raptor with you, because it will eat the chicken.
Flying a chicken is easy – you just have to jump and the chicken will make you fly a short distance.
You also have the option to jump off a hill or mountain top and the chicken will make sure you get to the ground safely.
Once you’re done with the chicken, just throw it on the floor and decide whether to live or die.
Jumping while holding a chicken makes you fly for a moment.
If you the Fly 20 meters with a chicken challenge, you must run and jump repeatedly with a chicken until you have covered the required distance. Fortunately, you will see a notification in-game so that you know when you are ready.
If you’d like to learn more about Fortnite Season 6, you have the opportunity to read our guides on raptors, the Season 6 Battle Pass, and golden artifacts.