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How many eggs under bantam?

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Does this sound good?

3 large 4 med, under bigger one?
And 1 med 9 small eggs?

Note:
Large eggs: whyndottes
Small eggs: silkies
Med eggs : houdan

Ps: thanks in time
Edited by caw555 - 2/20/16 at 2:52am
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I would limit at 4-6 standard sized eggs and 7-10 bantam eggs, depending upon size. A Silkie or Cochin bantam would be able to handle the upper end of that scale, whereas a smaller bird like a D'Uccle or especially OEGB wouldn't be able to handle so many.

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200 something birds. 8 species. ♥ Norman ♥ Norma ♥ Misha ♥ and ♥ Taylor ♥ are my babies.
Visit Norman the Rooster's Thread Here!
Breeding Sex Linked Silkies, Gamefowl, and EEs/OEs. Amateur genetics buff. Caponization practitioner/advocate.
Working at The Poultry Palace in Placerville, CA. Come see us for started pullets, chicks, Bar Ale feed, & more!

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