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Good question... and I don't know, but I would imagine that it could be.

 

-Kathy

I was wondering if even your hybrid birds would be more prone as well...(Sex Links, Golden Comets, Red Stars, etc) they are genetically bred to lay bigger eggs,longer times......mmm?

I am addicted to Silkies... LUV that fluff. I raise White, Black, Blue,Splash, Partridge, Buff, Cuckoo Silkies and NN's. Member of the American Silkie Bantam Club and NPIP participant # 58-2009-E. 
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I am addicted to Silkies... LUV that fluff. I raise White, Black, Blue,Splash, Partridge, Buff, Cuckoo Silkies and NN's. Member of the American Silkie Bantam Club and NPIP participant # 58-2009-E. 
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post #12 of 16
Ok thanks Kathy!!
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Originally Posted by casportpony View Post
 

Good question... and I don't know, but I would imagine that it could be.

 

-Kathy

I was wondering if even your hybrid birds would be more prone as well...(Sex Links, Golden Comets, Red Stars, etc) they are genetically bred to lay bigger eggs,longer times......mmm?

Probably...

 

-Kathy

post #14 of 16

Very interesting stuff you have here Kathy!

Thanks Much for letting us see!!

Scott

1 puts up with me DW, 3DD's, a few grand kids, a few chicks, a alot of pigeons, a few chicks, a few horses, a few  chicks,  a few dogs, a few more chicks, a few cats, alot of chickens,  alot more chicks, And only 2 acres for all of them to grow, thrive, and have fun on.

 

This time BYC chickens from early 90's, 1st time with Granddad and his layers on his dairy farm back in the 60's

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1 puts up with me DW, 3DD's, a few grand kids, a few chicks, a alot of pigeons, a few chicks, a few horses, a few  chicks,  a few dogs, a few more chicks, a few cats, alot of chickens,  alot more chicks, And only 2 acres for all of them to grow, thrive, and have fun on.

 

This time BYC chickens from early 90's, 1st time with Granddad and his layers on his dairy farm back in the 60's

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post #15 of 16

Thanks for the info Kathy!

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I was wondering if even your hybrid birds would be more prone as well...(Sex Links, Golden Comets, Red Stars, etc) they are genetically bred to lay bigger eggs,longer times......mmm?
I suppose they would be. They're not the exact strains used in commercial egg production (though they're probably descended from such), but they'd lay nearly as many eggs and have nearly the same related reproductive problems.
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