eggs too big?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mdunn, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. mdunn

    mdunn New Egg

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    Apr 27, 2009
    Hi,
    I have 4 hens and one of them (silver-laced wyandotte) is laying HUGE eggs. They are often cracked and mis-shapen. What can i do to help her--i am worried this will hurt her. SHould i change food? I feed them all Layena plus some scratch and occasionally let them into the yard for grass, etc.
    Thank you.
     
  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    Is she a new layer? If so, don't worry. Takes a little while to get the plumbing kinks worked out. What you're feeding is fine.
     
  3. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    Oh - and [​IMG] !!!! Alot of times new layers lay double yolkers so that's probably why they're so big.
     
  4. mdunn

    mdunn New Egg

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    Apr 27, 2009
    She's actually a little over a year old. The problem with the eggs has been happening over the past 2 or 3 months, and seems to be getting worse. At first they were just mis-shapen, but they have been getting bigger and more cracked. Thanks!
     

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