Chicken Breed Chart

Here’s some chicken breed favorites that may help you in choosing or adding to your existing flock.

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A Chicken’s Vitals, What’s Normal?


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 8- 10 years

Note: 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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Where Wealthy Chickens Live

If I had one wish, this chicken coop would be it. It’s even built on a hill for drainage, has real doors and screens too! Something tells me there’s probably electric and water in there… think?

I’ve kept this chicken coop dream house tucked away for so long I have know idea where the pic came from anymore. But whoever designed it… you are my hero!

I can’t even imagine having something this nice for my birds. Hopefully when this property someday sells the new owner won’t use it for something as stupid as a tool shed, that would break my heart.

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