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How big are banty eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pringle, May 18, 2009.

  1. pringle

    pringle Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Ive recently got a banty old english game rooster and two banty hens which look just like miniture buff opringtons.Im not to sure what type of breed the two hens are but I was wondering how big a banty egg is and if you know what breed im talking about,are they good mothers?

  2. Farm Frenzy

    Farm Frenzy Songster

    Dec 16, 2008
    Oak Hill, Florida
    I have 5 Old English Game hens and 4 out of the 5 are broody right now. They are great mother's!!! [​IMG]
  3. flip9109

    flip9109 Songster

    Jan 14, 2008
    st paul mn
    i have a variety of bantams and as a rule i use two of their eggs as on store bought egg. if you can post pics of your girls it would be a big help in identifing them
  4. tamlynn

    tamlynn Songster

    Nov 5, 2008
    Torrance, CA
    I've been wanting to use this pic!


    This egg is from my 1yo OEGB. She is a pretty good layer. The kids and I did a measuring project once and determined that 2 of her eggs is nearly equal the mass of one large store bought egg.
  5. pringle

    pringle Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    omg lol I cant wait till they start laying !!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 19, 2009
  6. Shay1327

    Shay1327 Songster

    Apr 21, 2009
    Franklinville, NY
    Here is a picture of some of my eggs. The big ones were layed by my Australorps and the small ones were layed by my bantys.

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