It's about 0.0000007 times the number of Chickens in the World
In other words, 12,000 is 0.000000630 times the count of Chickens in the World, and the count of Chickens in the World is 1,600,000 times that amount.(a.k.a. fowl) (Gallus gallus domesticus) (2011 figures) (average population)
It's about 0.00000004 times the number of Emails Sent per Day
In other words, 12,000 is 0.00000004080 times the count of Emails Sent per Day, and the count of Emails Sent per Day is 24,500,000 times that amount.(2010 figures) (estimated averages)
Each day, human computer users and automated programs send about 294 billion emails. Of those, an estimated 214 billion emails are spam advertisements for pharmaceuticals or drugs.