Chicken Life Span

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by stephanie1992, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. how long does a pet/ backyard chicken live
     
  2. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Chicken Tender

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    Until some predator or human eats it, I think they can go 8 years or more if well cared for.
     
  3. Meena

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    I've heard that they can live to 15 years old with proper care!
     
  4. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Chicken Tender

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    No chance of that in Tn, too many predators!
     
  5. 9Catsz

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    The World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park, MO posted a picture on their FB page of their white cochin hen that is 20+ years old. Her name is Dumpling.
     

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