What is the lifespan of an average bantam?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by arianna, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. arianna

    arianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do some breeds of chicken live longer than others?
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  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    No, all breeds can live longer as long they get the good care. No specific breed outlives another breed in a large numbers.

    I've got a SSH Bantam who is five years old now.
     
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    I have a cochin bantam who is nine and a silkie/jap mix about that same age, maybe a little younger. With good care, most all chickens can live well into their teens. Meat birds would be the exception!
     
  4. arianna

    arianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you![​IMG]
     

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