How long do chickens live???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sloallie10, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
    CA
    How long do chickens live for???
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    It depends on breed and also so many other things.... conditions, health, genes. There is no way to say for sure... meat birds will typically live for less than a year or so and other breeds can live for 10+ years... though it seems that 6-8 years sounds average.... but this is all only what I have heard.
     
  3. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
    CA
    That seems like a long time......[​IMG]
     
  4. nicodemuschickenfan

    nicodemuschickenfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nov 9, 2008
    Enid, OK!
    From all the research I've been doing as of late, I have to agree entirly with Guitartists.
     

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