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life expectancy and egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fowl97, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Fowl97

    Fowl97 Songster

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    this is just a question for the future out of my four pullets i was wondering 1. how long they will live and 2. how long they will lay and 3. what do i do with them when they stop laying or slow down with out them being killed would someone take them not killing them
     
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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:1-Chickens can live to 15-20 years. It's rare though.

    2-They will slow down laying at about 3 years old. And continue to slow throughout their life.

    3-Keep them as pets or find pet homes for them.

    Imp
     

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