Chicken Life Span

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

  1. 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 Hatching

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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 Songster

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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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