Chicken essence is an item that can be fed to prehistoric creatures to increase their rate of growth. Feeding a prehistoric creature chicken essence will increase their growth stage by one day, but will also drain an amount of hunger which varies from low amounts under 10, to high amounts over 100.
Chicken essence cannot be eaten by players. Using the item returns a glass bottle.
To craft chicken essence, surround cooked chicken soup with 8 glass bottles in the crafting table. You will receive 8 chicken essence from the recipe, but the bucket from the soup will not be returned.