Study Reveals How Long Chicken's Live
How long do chickens live?
By Rev. Penny Dean Hibbitts
Mar. 24, 2013
Study done by CHOE Research team 2013 reveals how long chickens live. How long a chicken lives depends on the type of care they receive. The average hen is said to live between 4-10 years whereas the average rooster may live longer than the hens due to the fact that they do not lay eggs which means they do not undergo the daily stress of egg laying. However, in our experience pet chickens who are sheltered from many of the danger's that completely free range chickens are exposed to can live up to 20 years.
A few facts we have discovered are:
Pet chickens tend to be pampered by their owner's who provide them with attention, affection, high quality feed, clean living conditions, fresh air, and protection from parasites, and predator's which results in a happier, healthier chicken that lives much longer than a completely free range chicken or a chicken kept in a tiny cage, battery cage, or dirty living quarters. There have been reports of pet chickens living as long as 31 years.
Factors that determine how long a chicken will live are:
Major factors that determine how long chickens will live depend on whether or not they are protected from or exposed to:
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