Polish egg size?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by storminstaffs, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. storminstaffs

    storminstaffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do polish hen's come in large fowl?

    Are there eggs around the size of a production reds egg?
     
  2. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
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    I have a Houdan hen.
    The breed is similar in appearance to Polish - hens having a rounded crest.

    She lays a white egg, not as large as my Black Stars (sexlinked production breed) - I'd say a medium-sized egg.

    ETA: she is a large breed, but not nearly as heavy as my Delawares or Black Stars.
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  3. storminstaffs

    storminstaffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for that, will try and sneak some in my bator next time if i find someone local with hatching eggs
     
  4. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they have a thinner body kind of like a leghorn, but lay medium sized eggs
     
  5. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get very pointed white eggs from my Polish that weigh out to small to medium size.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Polish do come in Large Fowl. . . Don't see why someone would think otherwise [​IMG] Most hatchery Polish are indeed small and skinny, but the breed in general should actually be decent sized and have a prolific, round breast.


    Their egg size is medium.
     
  7. storminstaffs

    storminstaffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:When i was searching for local breeders all the ads state polish bantams
     
  8. jnkir7

    jnkir7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:When i was searching for local breeders all the ads state polish bantams

    my polish are large fowl ,lay a good sized med,egg
     
  9. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched a polish egg last 10 days ago and the egg was small-medium and white, kid of pointy like the previous person said.

    I must say, not really liking Polish chicks and getting a surprise one...they have to be the CUTEST chicks I have ever seen! We named ours "Poofy". [​IMG]
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:When i was searching for local breeders all the ads state polish bantams

    Ah, well, then that's because there's indeed a lot of bantam breeders.

    If a breed only comes in bantam, people won't actually mention the word bantam. D'Uccles, D'Anvers, Silkies, and a couple others are rarely ever actually advertised as "bantam D'Uccles" and the sort.
     

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