New to chickens-4 red sex link

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by suzsterling, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. suzsterling

    suzsterling Just Hatched

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    We are new and any advice would be great. We bought 4 red sex link last week and they're about 17 weeks. Reside in southern idaho. We are pretty excited to get some eggs!
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    RSLs are an excellent breed.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. You'll be getting lots of eggs soon.
     
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    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. suzsterling

    suzsterling Just Hatched

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    We have had 3 very small eggs in the last 24 hours. Do they get bigger over time ?
     
  8. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Yes. It may take several weeks or months, but they should normalize to a typical size (which for Sex Links is large or extra large). You may also see oddities like double yolkers, shellless eggs, and extremely tiny fart eggs, as your pullet's ovaries figure out what they are doing.
     

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