Who has the oldest chicken?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by zoo2u, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. zoo2u

    zoo2u Out Of The Brooder

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    Just thought it would be interesting to know how old the oldest chickens are out there! We have a 6 year old Americana hen who is the only one left from our original flock-survived dog attacks, fox attacks and she still lays eggs for us. She is the only chicken who will fly out of the fenced in pen but always comes home at bed time. Tonight, she gave me a scare and didn't come home. Found her a asleep in the neighbors' yard. Thinking she's getting old which was why i started wondering how old some of your hens and roosters are out there?[​IMG]
     
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Fascinating question! Do you have a photo of your girl? I'll be watching this thread! (my chickens are only 13 months old and younger)
     
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  3. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 7.5 year old EE! [​IMG]
     
  4. zoo2u

    zoo2u Out Of The Brooder

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    I will definitely take a picture and post tomorrow. Wow, that's cool 7.5 years, can't wait to hear all the answers...
     

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