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my eggs are small?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by inkypinky, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. inkypinky

    inkypinky In the Brooder

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    When recently selling some of my marans eggs I recieved the comment "wow, those are small, your flock must be real young...do these even hatch?".......Ive sold several dozen this year- these two girls areinto their second year laying and Ive had some pretty good numbers hatching them myself, but this kinda made me start to wonder- does anyone know the average size of a marans egg? they are smalled than my EEs, but those things tend to look more like torpedos to me anyway!......hmmmm
     
  2. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
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    They should be pretty big...... i've seen pictures of those eggs and they are large
     
  3. ve

    ve Songster 9 Years

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    I have Marans for second year.They are 2009 hatch.Jane line.They started with medium eggs and now are extra large.Only one lays large.I have egg scale
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2010

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