Chickens got its name as the breaks are off the island that was exclusively a poultry farm.Chickens is one of the longest and lively lefts in the Maldives. They can sometimes produce 10sec barrels, and is fairly consistent. Clean groundswell from the southeast, prevails at Chickens. The wave handles all stages of the tide, but the best chances for getting the double-digit barrel is when wind is low, at incoming mid to high tide when there is the least amount of current. Since Chickens gets better with size—best at head high to double overhead—the ideal time to visit is between May to October, with the southeast swells of July and August providing the most consistent surf, typically ranging between 2-8 feet. Chickens is unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is .