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What Size Egg do Australorps Lay???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mtnhomechick, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I have read medium on some hatchery sites but I've been told they lay a large egg.

    Anyone know for sure?

    Thanks,

    Mary
     

  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I haven't had any for awhile, but I remember them as laying a nice large egg.
     
  3. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Pretty large, especially Mortimer, who is fat and beautiful, too. Yes, SHE is Mortimer, named after the bird in Arabel's Raven, my daughter's beloved book.
     
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  4. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    My Australorps lay nice large eggs.
     
  5. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Songster

    Nov 8, 2008
    CA
    My chicken magazine says: Brown, Medium eggs

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  6. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

    Sep 13, 2008
    Jemison, AL
    Got four young pullets.....I'm hoping for large eggs too!!!
     
  7. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Songster

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    My 3 have been laying large and extra-large eggs consistently with the occasional medium and jumbo.
     

  8. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Would they be comparable to the red sex link egg?
     
  9. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    FizzyZow said:
    My chicken magazine says: Brown, Medium eggs

    I am so thankful my hens haven't read the magazines... they think they lay large eggs and that's what I always get. [​IMG]

    My Red Sex-link lays the same size egg as my Australorps... large!​
     
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  10. wannahavehens

    wannahavehens Chirping

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