Chicken years to human years

chicken years to human years

You want to convert chicken years to human years? You might find the results quite interesting, as chickens age faster. And that is reflected in their human age.

While there is no straightforward answer to the question "How many human years in a chicken year," you can calculate chicken age in human years using these estimations:

  • the human age of a 5-month-old chicken is 12 years;
  • from 7 months to 2 years, every 1 chicken month is about 1 human year;
  • a 3-year-old chicken is roughly 33 years old in human years;
  • each subsequent chicken year equals 10 human years.

Like this, you can find out your chick's age. For example:

  • 6 months old chicken is 13 years old in human years
  • 1 year old chicken is 19 years old in human years
  • 2 years old chicken is 27 years old in human years
  • 5 years old chicken is 50 years old in human years

Did you know that most hens and roosters live 7 years on average? If you're curious, learn more about chicken lifespan and life expectancy.

Chicken years to human years calculator

Convert chicken years to human years using our online chicken age converter




Chicken age chart


chicken years to human years chart

How do chickens age

Chickens live through 4 main life stages:

  1. From birth to 1 month – baby chicks
  2. From 1 month to 4 months – teenage stage, when a chicken is called a pullet
  3. From 4 months to 4 years – adult stage, a female is called a hen, and a male - a rooster or a cock
  4. From 4 years and older – senior life stage

Find out more details about chicken's life cycle.

The oldest chicken

The oldest chicken recorded by the Guinness World Records was Muffy, who died at the age of 22 years (which equals 220 human years!)