What Is the Average Life Span of a Chicken?


A properly kept chicken can live for up to seven years. However, most of the chicken survive for between 3 and 6 years. The largest predator of chicken is man, since they make a large part of the human diet all over the world.
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8-12 years.
Due to their vulnerability, the average age of a backyard chicken is only about 8 years. The maximum age of a chicken is around 15 years.
Usually it's about 4-6 years, but chickens can live up to 12 years.
Any type of poultry, except broilers, roasters, and heavy turkeys, can live up to 10 + years if taken care of properly. But, the average life span is 4 - 6 years.
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Chickens naturally live for 5 to 7 years, however those raised for food have much shorter life spans.
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