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Red star eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueclip, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. blueclip

    blueclip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My red sex links just started laying the other day. They are in with a flock of dominiques and the dom eggs are much bigger (see pic below). I was told that red stars lay extra large brown eggs. Is this because they just started laying? Will the eggs get bigger?

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  2. BackyardFlock17

    BackyardFlock17 Out Of The Brooder

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    The eggs will get bigger. When my hens started laying, their eggs were small, now they are getting bigger. No need to worry.
     
  3. blueclip

    blueclip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much longer until they reach that extra large size?
     
  4. BackyardFlock17

    BackyardFlock17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure, mine have only been laying for a short while.

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    The largest egg in the pic was layed about (top left) 12 days after they started laying, it was about the size of a large eggs.
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2016
  5. Troy6671

    Troy6671 Out Of The Brooder

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    The more mature a girl gets, the larger her eggs become.
     

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