Variety of egg sizes.....like a treasure hunt!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by INchickens, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. INchickens

    INchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been getting a variety of sizes of eggs from the girls, Jumbo double yolkers quite often.....but boy was I surprised when I found this teeny weeny one!!

    Kind of fun never knowing exactly what you are gonna find!

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  2. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    I like the variety also...kind of miss those little pullet eggs! Oh, well, 22 more little ones coming up to produce more of those eeny-weeny eggs for me.

    I've got an old leghorn and I'm not sure of her age but she will lay 4 days out of 7 and it is always a very, very large egg that resembles a goose egg, more oblong than a chicken's. It usually has two very large yolks inside and sometimes 3 smaller ones. Let's hear it for the old gals! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. hensonly

    hensonly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls started laying just last week - one day after they turned 16 weeks!!! And now I'm getting 11 eggs a day!!!! I have 3 dozen in the fridge, and my DH gave a dozen to one of the nieces this morning - good thing!

    Like yours, all different sizes. One girl is laying jumbo size, the others small to really small - but none as tiny as your itsy-bitsy one. Maybe the hen that laid that one is half bantam, you think??!! lol
     
  4. INchickens

    INchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't think she's half bantam.....just a beginner. I have two I'm still waiting on to start laying, and I think that might have been one of them. Doesn't matter to me....I'm enjoying them all!
     

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