hi,I'm gramapockpock. I live inGresham,OR which is a suburb of Portland.

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  1. gramapockpock

    gramapockpock New Egg

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    I'm a Sr. Grandma and retired accountant. I have 2 hens,Robin a big beautiful bared rock and Rosie a Rhode IslandRed. They have the run of our side and back yard and have a 2 story condo to call home. They are turning 8 this spring and still laid some eggs this past year. Can anyone tell me how long they should live? I am also a quilter. Hope to hear from others with same interests.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to our flock. Most chicken breeds typically live 8-10 years, but on occasion (as Kelsie2290 stated), they can live considerably longer. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Chickens can live anywhere from 3-15 years.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Gramapockpock - welcome to the flock. That is amazing that your girls are still laying - you must be making them very happy chickens.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I had a 7yo hen that laid about 4 eggs a week and even went broody twice in the year before we moved and had to rehome her. 2 Years on I heard from her new owners that she's still doing well. We have a few quilters here, myself included. You will find some quilt chat and share threads down in the Hobbies section:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/41/hobbies

    Enjoy the site!
     
  8. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us. Do check out the quilters forums. There are also other hobby threads if you are interested.
     
  9. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  10. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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