Eggs and the heat.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sylviaanne, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. Sylviaanne

    Sylviaanne Crowing

    Sep 17, 2012
    Ozark, MO
    I have been participating in the "how many eggs you get today" thread and realized that my chicken eggs seem smaller than they were. I also read where someone said the more the hen drinks the bigger the egg.

    So, I am wondering if the heat affects the size of the eggs. As in: Are my eggs smaller because it is hot?

    They have a small swimming pool of water. There shouldn't be any "shrinkage" for lack of water. Thanks, Sylvia

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