Do white coturnix lay smaller eggs?

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  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Songster

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    Is it just my imagination or this white coturnix lay smaller eggs than the wild color bird?
     
  2. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

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    I have many colors and do not notice any differences in size except older hens vs starters.
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I think some English whites just lay tiny eggs...I have some Texas A and Ms/Jumbo Whites that lay small eggs as well but big babies come out of them. Every hen is different and their bodies work a little differently than some [​IMG]
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Young Hens Lay Small Eggs... As They Mature Things Stretch A Bit (300 Kids A Year And You Would Stretch Some Too! ) And The Eggs Get Larger
     
  5. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Songster

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  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    My whites usually lay eggs just as big as my jumbo browns...the tibetans are the ones that lay small eggs in my group.
     
  7. jm93030

    jm93030 Songster

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    thank you guys

    i guess this ones are young
     
  8. jespere

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