small eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by klmclain1, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    I'm so excited! My 16-week-old White Leghorns have started laying! I have 3 of those, and 5 Black Australorps (same ages). So far, I've been able to identify 3 in 3 days from one of the girls, and 1 today from another. The eggs are pretty tiny though! Is that just a characteristic of the Leghorn eggs??
     
  2. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Wilmington
    they will get bigger
     
  3. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they need more practice. In no time you will barely be able to shut the lid on an egg carton.
     
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Not familiar with leghorns, but all pullet eggs start off quite small (and oh so cute!)...they will get bigger by them time they're hens.
     
  5. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Cool! I had no idea that they would get bigger! Now I'm really excited. [​IMG] Right now I'm having a hard time envisioning even a small omelet with my 4 eggs! They really are adorable!! Thank you so much for the information.
     

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