How long do chickens live?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Roxannemc, May 20, 2012.

  1. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Songster

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    How long average will my chickens live?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    What breed?
    Chickens can live up to 20 years. They usually don't. Disease and predators take care of that.
    Heritage breeds will live longer and lay longer than egg hybrids.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2012

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