Who has the oldest chicken??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by JaciesCoop, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    So many post about chicks and they are all great but I would be curious to know who might have the oldest chicken, roo or pullet.

    Mine don't count as they are all under a year.

    Post your oldest and if it's a roo or pullet.

    Jacie

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  2. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2007
    Vermont
    I think Bantymum has a 17 year old - named Goldilocks - ? Or my memory is failing me altogether...

    The oldest one I ever had was 11.
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The oldest I have are two 3-year-old hens, Gabby and Henny. They are both black Australorps. And they are still laying an egg every day!

    Ummmm... do you want pictures or just bare facts obut them?

    are you serious about a 17 year old chicken?!!! WHOA!! of course, I'd keep mine that long/longer if I could... [​IMG]
     
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  4. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    i didnt think 3 was old?
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:no, it's not. but it's the oldest I've got. [​IMG]
     
  6. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    Sure. Posting pics would be fun.
     
  7. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    my oldest is 9 months! [​IMG]
     
  8. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    I've had Lucky going on 8 years. She was already laying when she showed up as a stray in my garden. So she has to be at least 9yrs old.

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  9. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    LCRT, what a beautiful photo of your beautiful Lucky [​IMG]

    BJ roo showed up in my life as an adult, origins and age unknown. If we say he was only one year then, he's 7ish now.
    JJ
     
  10. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    My oldest are probably about 7 years old now. I only have two originals left though! This past winter was really difficult on my birds.
     

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