Monday, July 9, 2018

Fact of the Day: Old Chicken

If not used for meat, a chicken can live anywhere from five to ten years on average. The oldest chicken to ever live made it to sixteen years old. 

13 comments:

  1. Too bad most of them are eaten before they can even get to one year

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  2. Well that's a decent age for a chook.

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  3. I had no idea they could live to that age, but I suppose not many do unfortunately.

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  4. 16 years sure isn't too shabby

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  5. That's a pretty long time, and I can imagine people can get really attached. Hugs...RO

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  6. Chickens are good to have around. They keep things cleaned up.

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  7. That is interesting, never thought about this.

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  8. I'm serious thinking of getting some chickens once we move.

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  9. Of course I dont had idea they can live so many years!!

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  10. My neighbors have some that like to run back and forth across the street. It's weird because we live in a residential neighborhood, nowhere near farmland. I guess I'll have to make sure I'm not running them over for the next 5 to 10 years.

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  11. My oldest grand has a couple of silkies and a couple of reds..they might as well be dead for all the supid they have

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  12. I had no idea. My sister would one day like to have chickens, let's see if she'll realize that dream. Thank you for stopping by my blog, and leaving me a kind comment. You are right, bachelor/bachelorette parties are the same as in the States here, but nowadays alternative parties are becoming more common. People prefer to actually enjoy themself in a way that they will remember for the rest of their life.

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