How Long Do Chickens Live and Lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pax12, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. pax12

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    I have 2 chickens that turned 3 years this May and how long do they live and lay eggs for?
     
  2. pax12

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    Opps I put it in the wrong place
     
  3. maralpz2006

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    well i have one black turken hen and she is 6 years old
     
  4. EggyErin

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    I have one that's close to 11 and she's still laying, but much more on her own terms - not during the heat, not much during the winter, a few here a few there. I also have an 8yr-old bantam who lays but prefers to lay six then go broody.[​IMG] She's done this twice in the last few months.
     

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