First egg from my new batch of pullets: who laid it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BantyChooks, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 1, 2015
    My Coop
    On April 30th, I got 5 black sexlinks and 4 EE's. In with them is an OEGB that's a month older. I got my first obvious pullet egg just now. It's the size to either be a bantam or a large egg, so I'm a little confused. I have 2 full sized banties and I compared their egg to this and it was the same size, with this one being a little skinnier.
    So, who do you think laid this? Probably not my EEs, but was it the bantam or the sexlinks?

    This was taken next to a regular size egg for comparison.
    I can provide more details or pictures of the hens that might have laid them if needed.
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2017
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 6, 2014
    Melrose Park Illinois
    It was your game hen. I have 4 at present. They lay surprisingly large eggs for their size.

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