standard cochin eggs

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  1. clintwilson59

    clintwilson59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how big should a standard cochin's egg be?
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    They are medium to large size brown egg.
     
  3. clintwilson59

    clintwilson59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the one i fount in my pen was the size of my silkie eggs. i do have two silkies in that pen but i think they are too young to lay, they hatched this april and it was laid in a nest box up high where the silkies dont usaully go but the cochins do.
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Have they just started laying? If so, it is probably a small pullet sized egg. As they lay more eggs, the eggs will get larger in size. They don't lay huge eggs despite their huge body size.
     
  5. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

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    Mine are still laying small eggs. It takes a bit to get them primed.
     
  6. huckleberryfarm

    huckleberryfarm Chickenista

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    Mine laid a medium egg, kind of light brown. Definitely bigger than the silkie eggs and not the same color. I can tell the Cochin eggs (even the bantams) by the color. The silkies are more pinkish white. The Cochins lay more of a tan. My LF Cochin has a bigger egg than the bantams but not as big as some of my other LF (Marans, Ameraucanas).
     
  7. clintwilson59

    clintwilson59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no they are about 2 yrs old
     

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