Ralph is currently a chicken; changed into one when his pregnant girlfriend's mother found out he would not be marrying her because his father said no.
Ralph is the son of the King of Jesery. He was very much in love with a common woman there, and, in fact, is the father of twins with her. His father, however, had other plans as to who he should marry. When the girlfriend’s mother found out, she decided to change him into a chicken, what she called his true form. The only way to change back to a human is to commit an act of great courage.