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veeja3
Renton, WA
(Zone 7a)

March 20, 2006
4:17 AM

Post #2124548

I am thinking of getting 3 hens how long do they live and how long do they lay ? what do you do with them when they stop laying ? law here says I can only have 3 don't really want to take care of old chickens for 15 yrs help what do you do with elderly chickens? thjankyou carol
PeggieK
Claremore, OK
(Zone 6a)

March 21, 2006
10:38 PM

Post #2128703

I think they will slow down after a couple years, but continue to lay some for 5 or so years. I'm not there yet, so this is only what I've read. Others may have better information.

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