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Egg size

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jdoane, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. jdoane

    jdoane Songster

    Aug 7, 2013
    Western Massachusetts
    We have a 6 month old SLW (have only had her for a week and a half so I don't know how long she has been laying). Last week she laid 5 eggs then one rubber egg and then so far this week two more eggs. I expect because of the rubber egg her system is not quite regulated yet. Her eggs are 1.5-2 ounces so they are pretty small. Very consistent though. Just wondering if I should expect the eggs to get bigger over time and if so over what period of time does that usually happen.

    Not that size matters. LOL

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    They'll grow a little week by week. After about 2 or 3 months of laying they're usually a decent size.

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