new egg questions

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by miron28, May 9, 2009.

  1. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my new chickens just started to lay i am getting 2 dozen a day now but the eggs a small how long before they get bigger????
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    What type of hen?

    I have a CA White X d'uccle and she lays a medium cream colored egg almost every other day... sometimes I'll get four in a week.

    I have a White Leghorn that gives me an EXTRA large white egg every other day.
    I have a Light Brown Leghorn that gives me a large white egg 3 to 4 times a week.

    I have a Cinnamon Queen that gives me a large brown egg 5 to 6 times a week.

    I have a Barred Rock that gives me a medium light brown egg 6 to 7 times a week.

    I have a RIR that gives me an EXTRA large dark brown egg 5 to 6 times a week.

    It took them about 2 months of laying to get to size.
     
  3. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 months gee wiz! they are barred rocks and rir and sex links.
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Probably took mine a couple of months, too; maybe a little less for the leghorns.
     

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