The Chickens

Many hens and roosters call the rescue home. Read some fun facts about chickens below the pictures.

They will go through 50 lbs of Chicken layer and chicken scratch in a week. They really love the days they get fruits, vegetables or leftovers from the fridge to eat.


They actually dream dreams when they sleep.
Chickens have a great memory. They can distinguish between over 100 different faces of people or animals.
Chickens have full-color vision.
The rooster’s wattle is used to bring attention to him when dancing for the hens.
A chicken heart beats more than 300 times a minute
Chicken eggs can be white, brown, shades of green or blues
Chickens have more bones in their necks than giraffes!
Mother hens talk to their chicks when they are still in the egg.
Each chicken sound means something specific.
Chickens love to play!
A hen can lay 100 to 300 eggs a year.
A mother hen turns her eggs about 50 times a day.
Chickens aren’t completely flightless—they can get airborne enough to make it over a fence or into a tree.
Chickens can mourn for each other.
They’ll eat seeds and insects but also larger prey like small mice and lizards.
There are hundreds of chicken breeds in existence


If you would like to help sponsor the chickens at the rescue please donate.