Got first eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lundgrenj, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. lundgrenj

    lundgrenj In the Brooder

    Mar 29, 2008
    My BR and, Black SL's are laying now.. these first few eggs are smaller than 'normal' eggs.. would one expect as these pullets grow to be bigger the eggs will get a bit larger?

    It sure is fun, like Easter every day.
  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    Congrats on your first eggs [​IMG]

    My hens eggs only took a few weeks to get bigger and bigger. My smallest hen actually lays the biggest egg.
  3. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    Congrats on your first eggs.
  4. kodiakchicken

    kodiakchicken Songster

    Apr 18, 2008
    Kodiak, Alaska
    Congrats on your egg!

    Yes, the eggs will slowly get larger. When our ducks started laying they were popping out these tiny little eggs to start with. One of them layed long skinny eggs for a week! Then things straightened out and we are getting "normal" sized eggs.

    It is fun, isn't it? I'm desperately waiting for our chickens to start laying. I send my daughter out to collect the duck eggs every morning and she's had such fun making me guess how many were waiting for her!

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