How long are the eggs so little?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by larsonll, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. larsonll

    larsonll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My moms hens have been laying about a month now and the eggs are still so small! The hens are EEs but the eggs small, not like a quail egg, for certain, but much smaller than store bought. Do they get bigger?
     
  2. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
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    They will get bigger as then hens age some. Those are pullet eggs and are usually smaller for a while , sometimes their first season.
     
  3. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Our pullets have been laying for maybe 2.5 to 3 mos and they are laying quite a few large eggs now. I know this because I got a handy dandy egg scale from eggcartons.com. I don't weigh every egg but I weighed a couple today. We're probably about 45% large, 40% med-large, 10% medium and we still get a tiny egg or two once in a while. So that's the other 5%.
     
  4. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    One that I have started laying Oct 20. Her eggs are now 2.3 ounces... So I suspect that by about 4-months your pullets will be laying their normal size.


    whoops, I said October was 4-months ago---but it was 3.
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012
  5. bluefeather2697

    bluefeather2697 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the machine is just warming up. =D
     
  6. Flyboy718

    Flyboy718 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much do you sell pullet eggs for?
     

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