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July 15, 2013 1:04 AM

Aging urban chickens get a second life as pets

Some urban farmers who jumped on the bandwagon for their own supply of farm-fresh eggs are finding out a harsh truth: Most hens lay eggs regularly for only two or three years. So what happens to those urban chickens once they’re past their prime laying years?

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