New member with a question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sharon53, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. sharon53

    sharon53 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I'm actually a returning member & I have a question. We have turkeys, a turke rooster, a red star hen, a black star hen, 4 bantam roosters & 6 bantam hens. The question is how many bantam eggs equal one large chicken egg?
    Thanks in advance for your help!
     
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Welcome back! Depends on the bantam. Eggs from a Serama for example are super tiny, where eggs from a d'uccle are a little more substantial. Also depends on the age of the bird. Usually you can say 3 bantam eggs = 1 large egg, unless they are unusually small or large. [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome back to BYC.
     
  4. sharon53

    sharon53 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks to all who responded! Our smallest hen is a mille fleur (sorry if I spelled that wrong). Then there are 4 cochin bantams, & a silver seabright. I guess I should mention that all our birds are pets, and the eggs are just a bonus.
    Second question, though. Our bantams were hatched in April. Will they experience a noticable molt this fall?
     
  5. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Quote:No, the bantams won't molt. On average, a bantam egg is half or almost that of a real egg... but the question is kind of like saying "How big are eggs?", it can vary.
     
  6. KooKoe

    KooKoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, I have 4 cochin bantam hens and my rusk recipe calls for 4 large eggs, so I usually use about 6 bantam eggs. hope that helps.
     
  7. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Oh, and [​IMG]
     
  8. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hello from Tucson and [​IMG] We're glad you came back! Who were you?
     

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