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We have 6 chickens just beginning to lay, but the eggs are 1/2 the size of the eggs form the 3 hens we already had. Do eggs change size the older the hen gets?

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Yes!

The ONLY outcross to a Jubilee, is a Spangled, and by generation three, the improvements can clearly be seen. The outcross can be safely done only once in three generations, more than that, colour pattern will be lost. So all offspring from generations 1 & 2 must be put back to pure Spangle. The other thing to consider when outcrossing, is making sure the Spangle you are breeding with have at...
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The ONLY outcross to a Jubilee, is a Spangled, and by generation three, the improvements can clearly be seen. The outcross can be safely done only once in three generations, more than that, colour pattern will be lost. So all offspring from generations 1 & 2 must be put back to pure Spangle. The other thing to consider when outcrossing, is making sure the Spangle you are breeding with have at...
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Give it a little time, and the eggs will get bigger.

9/28/2013 RIP Verity. . . You'll always be in our hearts.

 

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9/28/2013 RIP Verity. . . You'll always be in our hearts.

 

Check out my Blog: The Country Chick                          And be sure to check out our soap shop on Etsy, here.

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