You'll probably hear a lot of "May the Fourth be with you" on account of May 4th being International Star Wars day, but let's not forget about the other unofficial holiday we should all be celebrating; International Respect For Chickens Day.

You've most likely never heard of it before and to be honest I hadn't either, but that isn't stopping me from celebrating it wholeheartedly.

Chickens are a top five farm animal, easy. They deserve our respect. I remember as a lad I looked up to each and every one of my families feathered friends. I think they are an underrated pet. I mean can a dog fly? Nope. Can a cat lay an egg? I didn't think so. So next time you encounter a happy hen either on your plate or on the street, tip your hat; they've earned it.