New Hampshire red pullets laying large eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by trunkman, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. trunkman

    trunkman Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    NHR are just 24 weeks old and are laying large eggs already, my other 27 week old pullets are just laying small to medium eggs. I've been trying to keep track of who is laying what size eggs and so far I know my one white rock is laying smallish medium eggs at 27 weeks, my NH reds are laying large eggs at 24 weeks, and my barred rocks are laying medium eggs at 24 weeks. Someone is laying a jumbo double yoker every 6 or 7 days, can't wait to find out which one is doing it, I try to see who is laying on weekends but never get to the coop in time, but I do see who lays late in the evening on workdays, that's how I found out my two NH reds lay large eggs. I still haven't figured out what two are not laying yet, I'm getting 9/11 eggs a day... I have 2 barred rocks, 2 NH reds, 2 austrolorps, 1 jersey giant, 3 RIRs, and 1 white rock. [​IMG]

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    My vote is that the BRs are not laying yet. They are a bit slow on the uptake. Fortunately they make up for it by being really reliable layers once they get started.

    Good luck with them.

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