Info on hens that procure large or extra large eggs for human consumption

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nocturnal, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Nocturnal

    Nocturnal New Egg

    Sep 12, 2012
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this. I reside in Hawaii and am looking to purchase a hen in order to utilize its eggs for my family. I just found out through a friend that not all hens are a like and some lay smaller eggs than others. Where do I begin and if anyone can give me some advice? I really want to raise one or two hens for its eggs. I don't want to breed it or anything like that. Thank you!
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    [​IMG] I know bantams lay smaller eggs and some of the larger breeds lay huge eggs. I'd suggest you look at the Reviews section, top of the page and maybe the Breeds, Genetics, & Showing section to see what the members say about their breeds. You can also ask in the Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying section for quick answers.

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