How long do chickens live?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nipper75, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. nipper75

    nipper75 Songster

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    Hello... Just wondering... How long do egg laying chickens live and how long do they lay eggs for? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. AnimalFriend<3

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    Chickens will live anywhere between 6-10 years, though they can live shorter or longer lives depending on how they are cared for. I have heard of chickens stop laying at four years, some chickens will continue to lay for their entire lives but they will decrease in frequency as they get older.[​IMG]
     
  3. nipper75

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    thank you so much!
     
  4. AnimalFriend<3

    AnimalFriend<3 In the Brooder

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    Quote:No problem! [​IMG]
     

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