WHY SO SMALL?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jennic, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. jennic

    jennic Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 26, 2008
    indiana
    For the last couple of months, I've been getting these tiny eggs, what's going on?
     
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    pics didn't post but there are several reasons to get small eggs

    how big are your birds...small birds = small eggs
    how old are your birds...young birds tend to lay smaller eggs at first and old birds will start laying smaller eggs at the end
    nutrition can have an affect
    stress can have an affect...moving, barking dogs, low flying airplanes, high power electric lines have been blamed

    I am sure there are other reasons
     

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