How Long Do Chickens Live


If you are trying to familiarize yourself with the world of keeping chicken, probably one of the questions you have is how long chickens live. In normal circumstances, a chicken can live between five and ten years. However, different breeds have dramatically different lifespans. Several factors affect the lifespan of chickens, and these vary across … Read more

10 Black Chicken Breeds

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Starting a flock and looking to add some color? Maybe a black chicken together with other breeds could be what you are looking for. While your primary aim would be to find breeds with tasty meat or bountiful baskets of eggs, you might want to consider the color of the chicken. White, red, and gray … Read more

Guinea Fowl: A Guide to Raising

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The Guinea fowl is an exotic species of birds, but its popularity is slowly growing among farmers. They are vigorous, hardy, and mostly disease-free owing to their adaptability in different conditions. People keep guinea fowl for various reasons, but the main one is as an alert whenever something unusual happens on the farm. The noise … Read more