hi new to the site. i am a proud chicken owner of 1 nine year old jersey giant and 3 barred rocks that are seven. pepper jack is the oldest ones name the others dont have a name cause the all look alike. lol we also had over time ginger, cinnamon, queen and another b.rock they all passed away. we started raising chickens for our son as pets and just continued on with then. fun, relaxing and they eat good. all our chickens are pets and we use the eggs.