When will eggs get full sized?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Haley Clark, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. Haley Clark

    Haley Clark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Barred Rock and GL Wyandottes have started laying! The BR have been laying for about 2 weeks, how long will it take until. Their eggs are full sized, and about how large will they be? My Wyandottes have just started laying as of 2 days ago and I was wondering how big their eggs will get? Also anyone that has had BR and GL Wyandottes how often do they lay( everyday, every other day, etc?) Thank You![​IMG]
     
  2. Weigh you first egg on a scale, and then subsequent eggs and watch them grow. You will likely see that growth will continue for a month progressively and then slow. You should expect much bigger eggs in the second year after their first molt.

    This spring our children did a project of chronicling the growth of pullets after the first egg and it was enlightening. We found that after the first month the eggs growth for the most part stabilized.

    Wish ya the best.
     
  3. Haley Clark

    Haley Clark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     

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