A Chicken’s Vitals, What’s Normal?

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Answer…

• Temperature: 103.6 to 109.9 degrees F
• Heart rate: 220 to 360 beats per minute
• Respiratory rate: 12 to 37 breaths per minute
• Life span: About 10 years

FYI: You could spend all day researching this information and it’s doubtful you’ll find the same answer twice.  The above vitals merely give you an idea of what is considered a normal range.

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Author: amy elizabeth, TBN Ranch

amy elizabeth is a Backyard Chicken-Keeping Advocate & Consultant, Vintage Collector, & Author.

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