Egg Weight

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by austindon, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. austindon

    austindon Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 21, 2013
    What kind of ladies do you have and how much do their eggs weigh? Have you found the egg weight changes much with age or other factors?

    Rhode Island Red - 53-57 grams (she is the larger hen of the two RIR's which seems odd to have the smaller egg)
    Rhode Island Red - 62-66 grams
    Americauna - 53-57 grams
    Plymouth Rock - 47-52
    (Buffington not laying yet)

    Plymouth's and Americauna's are their first two egg weights. We just started weighing eggs having just started incubating and checking weight for humidity.

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