Pullet eggs? STILL?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chelseajgoss, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. chelseajgoss

    chelseajgoss Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 18, 2016
    Tucson, AZ
    Hi! My girls have all been laying for about 6 weeks or more? I have 6 golden commets, and they lay huge eggs, but i am worried my BCM eggs wont get any bigger. Theyre bantam sized, and havent seemed to grow. Do you guys think they will get bigger?[​IMG]
    Sorry. I just dropped my last BCM egg.. so i hope you can still tell the size.
    The brown is from my golden comet. And the olive. I have no clue who lays that. Blue shell on thr inside. And they were supposed to be all pure breed.
    Also, did i just drop a baby... huge blood streak and the shell looks gross inside. From the marans, I've had nlood in them before, but never this much, or the shell looking gross. What is going on? Im nit ablento sell these right?
    Thanks in advance everyone![​IMG]
  2. carlf

    carlf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2016
    Mobile, AL
    Hens are variable, she just lays small eggs. My Little Hen is a Barred Rock, 2.5 years old, she still lays a grade small egg, very dark brown.

    Can't offer advice on the bloody eggs, I will have to leave that to others.
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  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Some pullets just take long to get their eggs up to 'normal' size. Some hens lay smaller eggs than others.
    As for the blood in the egg. Just a blood spot. Not a developing embryo. A bit unsettling, but nothing wrong with it. Still perfectly edible.
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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    It can take several months before pullet eggs get up to even 'Small' let alone 'Medium' or 'Large' size.
    I tracked egg weights for 9 months with my first 6 pullets a couple years ago.

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