First egg....small????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Blosing101, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. Blosing101

    Blosing101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Got my first egg today!!!!! So excited, 19 weeks!!!! The egg is pretty small though, is that okay and will they get larger? [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Congratulations on your first egg. They will increase in size.
     
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  3. masanders

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    That's the way mine are right now. Although I did just bring in a jumbo sized one. I agree wholeheartedly with @sourland! They definitely get bigger.

    It was an exciting moment though wasn't it?...getting your first egg!
     
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  4. Blosing101

    Blosing101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you
     
  5. Blosing101

    Blosing101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Since I got my first and only egg so far, this obviously means that only one chicken is laying right now? Will the others start soon? Thank you all for your help!!!!!!!
     
  6. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 freeloaders. 2 others have been laying for a week, all are sisters. Patiently waiting on the freeloaders. GC[​IMG]
     
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  7. RanchRichey

    RanchRichey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are almost 20 weeks and all still free loading. [​IMG]
     
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  8. dischick

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    I just got my 1st egg today too and had the same question. I believe it's one of my BRs that just turned 20 weeks! So exciting!!
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    Got my first egg today!!!!! So excited, 19 weeks!!!! The egg is pretty small though, is that okay and will they get larger?
     
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  9. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they will get larger. My first to lay were 42 and 43 grams. 10 and 11 days later they average 50 to 53 grams. GC
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    YAY!!! First eggs! I just got my first eggs 1 week ago! They will get much bigger. i am getting tiny eggs right now!
     
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