Can you tell the difference between dom' eggs and RSL's eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vjbakke, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. vjbakke

    vjbakke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know they both lay brown eggs. Will the RSL lay larger eggs? We have 4 RSL ( only one is laying so far) and 2 doms. Thanks
     
  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red Sexlinks TEND to lay bigger eggs than Dominiques, but this is by no means a concrete rule. You'll have a tough time telling the eggs apart, unless you get to know the individual hen's eggs (size, shape, shade of brown, speckles, etc.).
     
  3. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Red Sexlinks TEND to lay bigger eggs than Dominiques

    Just out of curiosity, what size eggs do dominiques tend to lay? Medium? Large?​
     
  4. vjbakke

    vjbakke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hatchery website says doms lay med eggs and RSLs lay large eggs.
     
  5. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know what the hatchery websites say, but I was hoping to hear from someone with actual experience with dominiques. Sometimes the two types of sources are not in complete agreement.
     

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