How many eggs under bantam?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by caw555, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. caw555

    caw555 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 21, 2016
    New Zealand
    Does this sound good?

    3 large 4 med, under bigger one?
    And 1 med 9 small eggs?

    Large eggs: whyndottes
    Small eggs: silkies
    Med eggs : houdan

    Ps: thanks in time
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2016
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I would limit at 4-6 standard sized eggs and 7-10 bantam eggs, depending upon size. A Silkie or Cochin bantam would be able to handle the upper end of that scale, whereas a smaller bird like a D'Uccle or especially OEGB wouldn't be able to handle so many.

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