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Could these eggs be from the same hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by riodropz, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. riodropz

    riodropz Hatching

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    [​IMG] I have a 2 year old sex link, and I've added 4 orps who are now 4 and a half months old. I though that was too young to lay, but today I found the older hen sitting on the smaller egg, and I've been finding these large misshapen eggs for a week or so. Am I correct in thinking the these couldnt possibly have came from the same hen?
     

  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    The lighter egg looks an awful lot like those my orps lay - 4 1/2 months isn't outside the realm of possibility for the onset of production, especially if these are hatchery orps . My orps were the first to lay in my flock this year.
     
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  3. riodropz

    riodropz Hatching

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    Thank you! My first orps, how impressive!
     

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