Eggs different sizes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newchickgal, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. newchickgal

    newchickgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my hens will lay a medium size egg one day and the next will produce a huge one. She does that on a semi-regular basis. Any idea of why the difference?
     
  2. flockoffour

    flockoffour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is she? If she has just started laying eggs, this is normal. Usually hens don't have consistently large eggs for a couple months or so. The same thing is going on with my BA hen, and she has been laying for a month or so.
     
  3. newchickgal

    newchickgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She'll be two years old in Jan. A couple of times the eggs have been amazingly big for her.
     

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