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This chicken sideshow act, sometimes referred to as "The Mathematical Genius," was often used for General Mills' feed sale expositions and at county fairs around the country. 

The chicken appeared capable (?) of answering any mathematical question for which the solution was a number 0 through 5.  The bird would move a pointer to the correct number by pecking the pointer and would then receive a reinforcer.

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Math Chicken Setup