Funny my largest hen lays the smallest eggs! Ha

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Crazyhenlady, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Crazyhenlady

    Crazyhenlady Out Of The Brooder

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    Here she is! Her name is Queen Latifa (after the singer)[​IMG]
     
  2. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks very like my orpington (what breed is she?).

    Orpingtons are all feathers which is why their eggs are not as big as you'd expect. But, depends what breed QL is .

    Gorgeous girl though.
     
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    Crazyhenlady Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have raised quite a few blue cochins and always keep a few on the lot for no other reason than they are so dang pretty. Cochins in general are not the best layers though..usually medium to small eggs at a rate of about 3 a week. Maybe 4 a week if she is feeling friskey.
     
  5. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your Orpington has feathered shanks..she is a cochin.

     
  6. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine isn't a cochin, she is an traditional English Orpington [​IMG]
     
  7. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I got my first Cochin egg today, it was the cutest little brown egg with white speckles. I've had BOs, and their eggs were HUGE compared to my Cochin egg!
     

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