How long do chooks live for? | chookchat

Posted on March 31, 2015 by justinbrasier

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ONE of the most common questions I’m asked as a chook enthusiast is: How long do chooks live for?

There are different answers to this and I will briefly present the facts.

Unfortunately, most chickens in this world only have a very short lifespan. Most are ‘factory’ chooks produced for meat, and they are on this earth for just  6-8 weeks. They endure a dreadful life in cages and other crammed conditions, and most never  feel a ray of sunshine on their feathers. In some ways, it’s  merciful that their life is cut short.

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