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How much smaller is a bantam egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Duckchick2011, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Duckchick2011

    Duckchick2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys,

    My family is looking to start a small flock of our own. Maybe some laced wyandottes, or rhode island reds but we were also looking at some bantams just because they were so beautiful and cute looking. We would be using these chickens for eggs so naturally I was a little curious as to how much smaller a bantam egg was compared to a chicken egg and how much bigger they were than quail eggs?

    Thank you! :)
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    They're about 1/2 the size of a standard chickens egg. I use 2 if a recipe calls for 1 large egg :)
    Nikki
     
  3. Duckchick2011

    Duckchick2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, that's awesome. A little bigger than I thought even :)
     

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