Farmer Chen Yubin says he’ll apply for a new Guinness world record for his hen, which is more than 20 years old, in Zhengzhou, Henan’s capital.

Chen, 32, said his mother began raising the hen in his family’s courtyard since he was just 12. The average life span of a chicken is usually 7 to 8 years.

The brown-and-black hen is 20 centimeters long, and 10 centimeters in height, and weighs 0.9 kilograms. And she is still healthy.

The oldest hen in the Guinness Book of World Records records was 14 years old from the United States.


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