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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JamesEdge, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. JamesEdge

    JamesEdge Hatching

    Aug 16, 2013
    Macon Georgia
    i have five rhode island reds that i got this past spring if anyone has had them b4 please tell me whether their first eggs where small or not thanks
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Most hens, regardless of breed, start off by laying small eggs at first and some need a few weeks' practice before laying proper size eggs. During those few weeks you may get anything from tiny pullet eggs, to super size double yolk eggs to shell less eggs.

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