Have you ever wondered “How long do chickens live?” This question came up the other day while I was feeding Sally her favorite treat, mealworms! Sally is an Olive Egger hen and she came from one of the first eggs I hatched in an incubator. I realized a year ago that Sally was the last […]
Your hen’s egg laying starts to decline after their second birthday, but they can live for up to a decade or more. What are your options for dealing with aging hens and how can you best care for them?