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How long do chickens live?

How long do chickens live?

Chickens
Have you ever wondered "How long do chickens live?" This question came up a few days ago while she was feeding Amelia. Amelia is an Andalusian hen and she was a gift from a relative 6 years ago, and recently I realized that she was the longest-running hen in my flock. So how long do chickens live? The average lifespan of chickens is 8 years, but it depends on many factors, including breed, quality of life, and environment. According to the Guinness Book of Record Matilda was the first hen to receive the title of the oldest living hen in the world in 2004. She died almost 2 years later at the age of 16. Unfortunately, Matilda is the exception to the rule. Many chickens go through their cycle much earlier due to predators or disease. Of course, we conducted an external investigation to ans...