Are dinosaur eggs ok for hens to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Supermommy486, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen some posts about really huge eggs lately which got me wondering. Is it ok for a hen to lay huge eggs every single time?

    I have a chicken of some sort who does almost every day. Her eggs are huge, but then again the rest of my eggs are banty so I thought maybe I just wasn't seeing it right.
     
  2. shellz131

    shellz131 Sams Memory Lane

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  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    After they go through their first molt, the eggs do get bigger. I consistently get huge eggs from my BR that barely fit in the egg carton.

    Yours is probably because you are comparing to banty eggs. Big difference there.
     
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I get HUGE eggs from 2 of my EE's constantly. They are 2 & 3 y.o.
     
  5. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yea I thought so to but the thing wont fit in the egg cartons without making it bow up. lol.

    Ok glad it's not gonna wear her out or anything! hahaha
     

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