Egg size is getting smaller

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by daddy_roo, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. daddy_roo

    daddy_roo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that this time of year chickens are moulting. But my hens are still producing the same amount of eggs as they have since we got them. The only thing I have noticed is their eggs are getting smaller. Is this normal or do I just have wierdo chickens?[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  2. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    Some of mine seem to be doing that as well this year, so I'm a vote for it being pretty normal.
     
  3. daddy_roo

    daddy_roo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we usually get 5-6 eggs a day out of 6 hens. I went down this morning to get the eggs and I usually dont put them directly in the carton but I did this morning and noticed that these eggs were much smaller. Our Sex Links usually produce close to jumbo eggs. These are still good but much smaller. More Like a Large. I tell my flock every day that they are wierd, just wanted to see if they really were.. lol!!
     

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