Small egg..... is this normal??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by winekntrychicks, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

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    My uncle asked if the egg was from a bantam. Its from a 21 week EE. Will Her eggs get any bigger?? It does seem pretty small.[​IMG]
     
  2. Jubaby

    Jubaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They start out small, and then get bigger.
     
  3. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will get bigger as the hen matures dont worry LOL
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Unless it's the size of a marble - then it is called a "wind" egg, or more commonly known as a fart egg. [​IMG]
     
  5. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    My little Spangled OEG bantam's first egg was smaller than a cocktail olive. That was one teeny fart. But now they're normal size, for her. And they make the best pickled eggs!
     
  6. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

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    her egg is just a wee bit smaller than an organic free range store bought egg. It is much bigger than an olive though. It seems tiny.........[​IMG]
     
  7. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

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    the brown one is the store bought egg from an organic free range farm, the lovely green one belongs to my Sweet EE named Eagle. She looks like a bird of prey.....[​IMG]
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  8. 4chickies

    4chickies New Egg

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    My standard SLW has layed five eggs now that are quite small. They have been uniform in color, size and have nice hard shells. Can I expect them to get larger?
     
  9. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    4chickies asked:
    New to this site....just joined.
    My standard SLW has layed five eggs now that are quite small. They have been uniform in color, size and have nice hard shells. Can I expect them to get larger?

    First - Welcome to BYC ... Yes, they will get larger.

    winekntrychicks: I'm thrilled you are getting green eggs. I can't wait to see what color my EE's lay.​
     

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