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What breeds lay the largest eggs?
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Dogs: Joxer, Delta, ChiAna, Padmae, Phoebe and Payton. Peafowl: BS, Charcoal W/E, Silver Pied, White, IB, Peach, Bronze. Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Hens.

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post #2 of 27

Some of my production reds lay jumbo-size eggs, others are large-X-large. I have had quite a few eggs that would not even fit into an egg carton because they were so large. And out of 6 of them, I got 6 eggs a day for over a year.
But production hybrids aren't very productive past 2 years old.

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A wonderful DH who spoils me rotten, 6 cats, 2 doves, a golden Seabright hen and roo, Dominiques, buff, lavender, black, gold-laced & chocolate orps, and some barnyard mixes.
 

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post #3 of 27

My red sex-links lay extra large and jumbo consistently.

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My amerecaunas lay pretty large blue eggs.

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I bought giant cochin eggs thinking they would lay big eggs since the name had giant in it but I get medium size but the roosters are huge LMAO lau

Dogs: Joxer, Delta, ChiAna, Padmae, Phoebe and Payton. Peafowl: BS, Charcoal W/E, Silver Pied, White, IB, Peach, Bronze. Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Hens.

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Dogs: Joxer, Delta, ChiAna, Padmae, Phoebe and Payton. Peafowl: BS, Charcoal W/E, Silver Pied, White, IB, Peach, Bronze. Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Hens.

BOD Member of UPA - www.unitedpeafowlassociation.org

My website www.PeaPen.com coming soon! 

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post #6 of 27

my RIR's lay jumbo eggs.. one each hen every day. they barely fit in the xtra/jumbo egg cartons from the store

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Three dogs, bobtailed cat- Nala, a crazy kitten-Gizmo, two goats, two 1 y/o RIR hens, 16 black and red sexlink hens, one mille fleur D'Uccle pullet, three OEGB cockerals, and our new addition, a barred rock mixed roo, 11 eggs in the incubator! Have a AQHA 5 year old horse named Dan, and a teddy bear hamster (I think thats all)
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post #7 of 27

I have had a barred Rock and also an EE that laid what we called "hen grenades."  The eggs are definitely jumbo; the Rock's eggs sometimes were double-yolkers, and sometimes not.  Both birds definitely were big gals, sturdier in build than the others.  Other than that, though, it seems to depend on the individual.  Some breeds are not very good egg producers, so I wouldn't expect jumbo eggs out of them even if the hens were very large.

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A barrel full of monkeys has nothing on a coop full of chickens.
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post #8 of 27

My ameracauna's lay very large eggs...they are just beautiful!

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Empty Nester mother of a son and daughter, married for almost 25 years, I have 2 chihuahuas, 30 chickens including Ameraucanas, Plymouth Barred Rocks, Cuckoo Marans, Partridge Plymouth Rocks, Welsummers, Columbian Wyandottes,a bunny and several cats. Life is great!

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post #9 of 27

My Red Sex-Link eggs barely fit in a standard egg carton. Plus they have high egg production and begin to lay at 22 weeks.

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I have however started beggining to star small breeding flocks of high quality Silver Phoenix, Blue Cochin, and soon srriving will be my live long goal breed for showing, the Black Sumatra AND White Sumatra (bantam in white) by obtaining a few of the first of this variation to be retailed in my area (or anywhere I have...

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The last 15 years of my life as a Breeder of Show Quality American Gamefowl.
I have however started beggining to star small breeding flocks of high quality Silver Phoenix, Blue Cochin, and soon srriving will be my live long goal breed for showing, the Black Sumatra AND White Sumatra (bantam in white) by obtaining a few of the first of this variation to be retailed in my area (or anywhere I have...

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post #10 of 27

My gold comets lay large /jumbo eggs consistantly,but after the second laying season their production drops also

14 golden comets, , one wife,same one for 49 years,one cat,,4 acre mini-farm.love the country life,raising coturnix quail.
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14 golden comets, , one wife,same one for 49 years,one cat,,4 acre mini-farm.love the country life,raising coturnix quail.
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