Can you Post some Pics of your old Aged Chickens?!?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Flippacase, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heyy Everyone,

    My chickens are curently 1 year and younger in age. I was wondering if chickens look noticably different when they get past, that, say, 5 year mark.

    Basically, I wanna get some insight on what my girls will look like in a couple of years.
    Sooooooooooo,

    If you could post a pic of your oldest hen (or roo...what the heck), and say a little something about her (how often she lays, her age, personality)

    Thanks E'ryone!!!
     
  2. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Red&Yellow

    Red&Yellow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I don't have any at the moment...but I'll get out tomorrow and try to get some of my two beauties - thery're both almost four.
     
  4. pnuts

    pnuts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my sister has some older chickens and they look pretty much the same only a little on the podgy side. they lay eggs every few days and i think they are older than 5 years but i'm not certain.
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  5. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well thanks for sharing!
     
  6. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one.... KFC..... she was rescued from the local auction as an " old stew chicken" She's a buff orpington.

    I believe she's 5-6 years old. She lays an egg every few days during the fall (like right now). She's kind of skittish, but that's because we didn't have her that long, and she had a rough start at life. She's a little on the plump side! Here she is: (She's flock queen) [​IMG]
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  7. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    I have three chickens that are twelve years old, and from just looking at them there's no way you would know how old they are. Here's a picture of Tsunami, one of the twelve year olds:

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    This girl is no longer with me, but she was between eleven and twelve when the photo was taken:

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  8. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    Quote:wow thats amazing how old they were! and they are beautiful!
     
  9. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well all of my hens that lived to old age got a droopy cone and it got paler.
    I know this is not best pic but this is my old RIR hen Henny Penny you can see the droopy cone
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  10. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's Goldy; we got her when she was at least a year old (she had been laying for a while). She's probably 5 or more years old now, since we've had her for four years.

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