Who laid a mini egg?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Carpe DiHen, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have (3) 21 week old pullets and I got my first egg today. [​IMG]

    They are all standards: Jersey Giant, Brahma, and Cochin.

    Who laid this little egg?

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  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they're called 'pullet eggs'. Basically the first tries tend to be small. So, no telling since I believe all three of your breeds are brown egg layers.
     
  3. weesy68

    weesy68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Jersey Giant lays identical eggs, I keep asking her when she's going to start producing something more in line with her overall size, she's my biggest bird by about a three pound margin, but lays these cute iddy-biddy little eggs!
     
  4. frizzlefritz

    frizzlefritz Out Of The Brooder

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    who ever has the redest come probably laid it, atleast thats what I go by haha
     
  5. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My Jersey Giant is named Mini because she was the smallest chick and is smaller than the other two pullets. I was thinking Mini laid the mini egg, but the Cochin is rated to lay small eggs? [​IMG]

    How old is your JG?
     
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  6. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First egg is always tiny, don't care whether you've got a banty or a giant [​IMG] Give the girls a good looking over to see who looks most mature, check to see if any of them squat, and check the pubic bones if you know how, but just looking at the egg's size isn't going to tell you.
     
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  7. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I've been getting those too and several of my brown egg layers are squatting. I am assuming it's the one with the largest floppiest comb. [​IMG]
     
  8. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    My cochin's eggs are a much lighter brown. My money's on the JG, too.
     
  9. weesy68

    weesy68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haven't checked in for a couple of days so slow to answer if you are still interested. My JG is about eight months old now. I picked her up this evening for the first time in a while and I swear she weighs twelve pounds! She's big and beautiful, and dumb as a bucket of rocks, lol.
     
  10. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Yeah, they aren't the sharpest tools in the shed, but they make up for it by being fabulous! I love my JGs. I want a whole flock of them. I love those big beauties.
     

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