Bantam breed that lay biggest egg

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by B.CochinCrazy, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. B.CochinCrazy

    B.CochinCrazy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am wondering from your experience what Bantam Breed lays the larger eggs?
     
  2. momof247371

    momof247371 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know.. that is a good question. i know that my bb bantam hens weigh less than a pound and their eggs are almost as small as our phesant eggs. My bantam cochin eggs are a bit bigger though, and ive heard that seabrites are so small that some dont like to mess with them.. so i dunno.. but would like to!
     
  3. B.CochinCrazy

    B.CochinCrazy Out Of The Brooder

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    I find it amazing that my Large Fowl BR lays an egg 2.1oz (who is quite big) & my bantam Cochin (who is maybe 1/4 her size) lays an egg 1.5oz!

    So, I am interested in finding what Bantam lays the larger egg (being B.Cochins are suppose to be small compared to other Bantams)
     
  4. Dannyo

    Dannyo Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm very curious to find out The answer to this question [​IMG] Frequency would go hand in hand I suppose. Which Bantam breeds make good egg layers in general? Hopefully not redirecting the thread...
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    My Silkies lay eggs that are "almost" the size of my BR, EE, BA, and RIR eggs..... though they ARE all hatchery birds.... [​IMG]
     
  6. B.CochinCrazy

    B.CochinCrazy Out Of The Brooder

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    Year of the Rooster

    what hatchery did you get your Silkies from? (are they from Ideal like in you signiture)
     
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  7. lovemychicks2much

    lovemychicks2much Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my silkies lay a i guess medium egg if you compared it to the ones you buy at a grocery store
     
  8. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My OEGH's are babtams and thier eggs are almsot the same size as my BSL's.
     
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    Orpington Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    B.CochinCrazy :

    Year of the Rooster

    what hatchery did you get your Silkies from? (are they from Ideal like in you signiture)

    Yes, I did receive them from Ideal.​
     

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