parrots

"Peanut" is the world's oldest living chicken and a celebrity

Peanut at 21 years of age is the world’s oldest chicken thanks to human love and caregiving and good genes

NEWS AND COMMENT: Peanut, the chicken, is in the news today because she is the extraordinary age of 21 which is more than twice the usual age of a chicken with an average of around 7-10. She holds a Guinness World Record of the oldest chicken currently. She lives in Michigan, USA and her owner …

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Nimal and Claire with Mikey and Mia

Couple allow their two giant pet macaws to regularly fly free outside

The top advice on the internet is to not let a parrot fly freely around open spaces outside the home but to keep them on a harness. One site says that a parrot might fly off for a variety of reasons such as noise or curiosity. ‘All About Parrots’ say that parrots often “go missing …

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