Is egg size related to protein intake???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chuckzoo, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 hens started eating less in the winter so I increased the protein content of their food from 16% to 22% layer feed. My one hen has always layed a nice large egg since she went through a minin molt. I have added 2 new pullets now 4 month old so all all eating the layer/ grower 18% with oyster shell available at all times.

    Recently I have notice my large egg layers eggs are getting smaller. What is the reason? Any ideas?
     

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