Freakishly large chicken takes Internet by storm

Everyone Is Freaking Out About This Very Big Chicken

Everyone Is Freaking Out About This Very Big Chicken

"I still refuse to believe that giant chicken video is real", wrote another.

Twitter went insane when a video of a massive chicken leaving its roost went viral over the weekend.

The video went viral after Fitim Sejfijaj posted footage to Facebook of the bird at a farm in Albania, according to Channel Nine.

Reposted on The Press of World Facebook page on Sunday, the 1min video reached more than 72 million views by Monday afternoon, and about two million Facebook users have shared it.

Such is the size of the white-feathered animal that many claim it is in fact a man inside a chicken suit.

The big, gnarly thing comes squeezing its massive girth out of a hen house and he just keeps coming getting bigger and bigger and then there he is.

These were imported to the United States in the 1840s, and the Brahma was recognised as a breed by the American Poultry Association since 1874. Female Brahma chickens can grow up to 13-14 pounds, while the males can reach 17-18.25 pounds.

It is a Brahma chicken, a particularly large breed of the bird often referred to as the "King of All Polutry".