Easter Eggers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mars2158, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. mars2158

    mars2158 Hatching

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    My 4 and a half month old girls are already laying and their eggs are tiny....is this normal?
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community! Yes, it's absolutely normal for those eggs to be small. They will slowly get larger in the weeks and months to come. Often times pullet eggs almost become super sized before they settle in and start laying a more uniform egg through their laying life. Don't worry - the tiny ones are just as tasty as the normal sized ones. Good luck to you and your hens.
     
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! As redsoxs said, pullets start out laying eggs that are smaller (and sometimes oddly shaped) and then they get larger as they get older. Enjoy the fresh eggs and thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The small eggs are normal for a pullet just getting her layer equipment in gear.
     

  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great advice, so I'll just say hello and congrats on your eggs.

    CT
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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