Jumbo Brown Egg Size ... Please Advice

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  1. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are jumbo brown quail eggs bigger than the regular quail?

    I just order some eggs from ebay Jumbo brown

    I got them today
    but there are some small eggs and some kind of big but close to normal


    please any idea
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    The thing with ebay is unless you know the seller and ask questions, the eggs are like a gamble. Jumbo Brown eggs can be big, but not huge as those are generally double yolkers. They are bigger than pharaoh eggs. They are bigger birds after all. Now, if the birds just started laying, the eggs will be smaller, but it doesn't mean you won't get a big bird from it. Also, the older a hen is, the larger their eggs, therefore a huge egg could be a pharaoh...makes sense?
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Egg Sizes Vary Greatly With A Hens Age... In The Beginning They Can Be Rather Small, As Time Goes On They Get Gradually Bigger Throughout The Birds Life, So Varying Sizes Can Be Quite Common And Misleading, Many Think Jumbo Bird = Big Egg/ Lil Bird = Lil Egg When In Fact I Have Seen Pharoah (small Sized Birds) Lay Eggs Way Bigger Than Their Larger Competition Simply Becuase The Small Hen Was A Feathered Dinosaur
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very educative

    Thank you guys
     

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