egg size?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tad, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Tad

    Tad Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    South TX on the border
    Okay, so one of the ladies in the huevo-ria is laying an egg a day, only missing once, they are young sussex pullets, so what determines egg size? so far they have been medium size but every few days she throws a extra large.
    So my question is what determines egg size? and how long does it take till she levels out and gets consistent? I know since shes young they wont be jumbos right away, and as a sussex they might not be jumbos at all, ......anybody have any tips on a timeline?
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    My egg varies from day to day especially with the younger pullets. Sometimes they are small and sometimes that GINORMOUS!

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