Chicken Life Span

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

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    how long does a pet/ backyard chicken live
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    Until some predator or human eats it, I think they can go 8 years or more if well cared for.
     
  3. Meena

    Meena New Egg

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    I've heard that they can live to 15 years old with proper care!
     
  4. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    No chance of that in Tn, too many predators!
     
  5. 9Catsz

    9Catsz Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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