Size is 2 m × 4 m (6.6 ft × 13 ft). The big chook is located in Moonbi a village situated on the New England Highway 20 kilometres north of Tamworth, New South Wales. The village is renowned as a centre for the poultry industry with many large poultry farms and associated industries located around the area. Moonbi has erected a large fibreglass chicken in recognition of the poultry industry centered here.
Central Northern Regional Library is based in Tamworth (Australia) and serves the residents of Tamworth Regional Council, Walcha Council and the Shires of Narrabri, Liverpool Plains, Uralla and Gwydir.