Size difference in eggs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bubbamamma43, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. bubbamamma43

    bubbamamma43 New Egg

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    I have been raising large chickens for some time, but may switch to bantams after the sales of theses hens are completed. Would anyone that has both kinds of birds please post a picture of the eggs side by side for comparison of the 2?
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for a bantam the usual guide to go by is that they are about half the size of a standard size chicken.
     
  3. Gnarled Carrots

    Gnarled Carrots Out Of The Brooder

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    Bantam eggs can be as small as a quarter. I don't have any pictures offhand, but it will be obvious which are which! They're significantly smaller, usually half the size of standard breeds' eggs.
     

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