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

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    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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