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Eggs are CHICKEN-specific extension libraries, conviently packaged in a source archive. They are stored in a centralized repository and can be downloaded and installed (mostly) automatically.

To install any of the eggs run the following command, replacing name for the egg's name:

chicken-setup name

This will download the egg and install it.

If you want to help document the eggs, please consult the eggs guidelines.

If you want to contribute new eggs, you might want to consult the eggs tutorial. Or you might want to consult the official, automaticaly built, list of eggs.