When will their eggs get larger?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by thegreypony, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. thegreypony

    thegreypony Chillin' With My Peeps

    So we hatched some purebred Ameracauna eggs last fall and I ended up keeping 6 beautiful pullets - 3 splash & 3 blue. Four of them have been laying for a little over a week now & the eggs have all been not much bigger than the the eggs our Seramas lay.

    I expected the first eggs to be little but with our other birds (aside from the weirdo Seramas - their eggs have always been the same size) the first egg was little with subsequent eggs weighing out medium for a month or so and then the eggs have ended up just getting larger & larger to a consistent weigh out of large/xl with a few birds producing some very large jumbos on occasion.

    What should I be expecting from this breed? All of the hatching eggs from the breeder were large/xl - just curious to know what folks have experienced with this breed.

    TIA! :)

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