Bantams VS. Regular Chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by theskiingchicke, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. theskiingchicke

    theskiingchicke Out Of The Brooder

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    im deciding weather to get bantam easter egger hens or regular easter egger hens. what are the difference between them becides the size? do they give the same size eggs? thanks for your help.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Bantams will require less feed and space in a coop. However, they're eggs will be smaller.
     
  3. amberflea

    amberflea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE is not a whole lot bigger than my bantams, and the eggs are much bigger. If you have the room I would get the regular size. If room is an issue, than get the bantams. You will love them, they are really nice birds and lay very cool eggs! [​IMG]
     
  4. theskiingchicke

    theskiingchicke Out Of The Brooder

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    but do the bantam EE's give a similar egg size to the regular sized EE's?
     
  5. amberflea

    amberflea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sure the bantams eggs would be smaller....... smaller bird, smaller egg....
     

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