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Always Get Small Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Peep-Chicken, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    All of the chickens I have raised always lay small/medium eggs. The only one I have had ever that lays anything decent is my Red Star. I raised her as a chick, gave her away and got her back at a year old. Am I feeding my chickens wrong? They eat dumor layer pellets.

    I have a SFH, she is big, and the breed is supposed to lay big eggs, but her eggs are small.
    Same with my Welsummer, they are small.

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    Red Star, Sumatra, Wellie, SFH.
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    SFH- Swedish Flower Hen
    They range from a year to two years. My red star is the oldest at 3 years.

    No, I haven't.

    Thank you!
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Ok! Couldn't place that abreviation! LOL From what I see of pics of Swedish Flower Hens they are lovely hens to have.
    Your eggs that you have pictured are beautiful.

    It might surprise you once you weigh the eggs as to what category they fall under (sm, med, lg).
    The Sumatra if it is the breed I'm thinking of would have very small eggs.
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Haha, yes, yes they are. So pretty and have good personality.
    Thank you! :)

    Ah okay, I'll have to try that, thanks!
     

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