how many months does it take a pullet to start laying normal size eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueseal, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have cinnamon queens, buff orps, delawares, barred rocks, golden laced wyandottes, all 7 - 9 months old
     
  2. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
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    I've noticed that when my pullets begin laying later,the first eggs are larger. They normally reach normal size within a couple of months anyway.
     
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    True and your sexlinks may take only a couple of weeks...
     
  4. sillyaboutchickens

    sillyaboutchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Our Australorp began laying a larger egg - about 2.15 to 2.25 oz. The size and weight increased a bit (2.4 oz) after about 2 months. One of our larger EE also began laying a larger egg, although smaller than the Australorp (1.85 to 1.95 oz) and her eggs have been pretty consistent at that weight. One of our wyandottes began laying a very tiny egg (1.2 oz) and I am hoping they get larger.[​IMG]
     

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