Small Eggs Will They Get Bigger

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Montana-Hens, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE has just started laying and she is laying small eggs. I have had girls who laid small eggs occassionally when getting started, but never had any who a couple weeks later was still laying small eggs.

    Is she going to be a small egg layer? [​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I have three EEs, and they lay a medium sized eggs, so hopefully they will get bigger for you....[​IMG]
     
  3. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually they lay smaller eggs when they begin laying, and then the eggs get larger as they age. Nothing to worry about, it's perfectly normal [​IMG]
     
  4. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our girls laid real small eggs at first. Within the last week or so they've gone from small to medium to large according to our Ideal egg scale. Yesterday we got an enormous jumbo egg. It exceeded the capacity of our scale.

    They will improve. Just takes some time.
     
  5. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yipee!! There is hope for this girl. [​IMG]
     
  6. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens seemed to lay smaller eggs when they first start laying then the eggs do get bigger. so yes. they will get bigger.
     
  7. Ironmaiden

    Ironmaiden Chicken Maiden

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    Mine just started laying two weeks ago and they are small, but the one that has been laying the longest is giving me a slightly bigger egg this week. I gave 6 to a freind of mine and she said they were all double yolks but one! [​IMG]
     

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