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Itty Bitty Eggs

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by so lucky, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Sep 10, 2019
    so lucky

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    So, two of my girls have started laying, both of the black sex links. And all of the eggs so far are tiny. About like Bantam eggs. It's been six eggs so far. I'm ready for some big eggs. Come on girls, concentrate!
    Only one out of the eight still have small pale combs, so I think we will get more laying soon. Hopefully big blue eggs!
     
  2. Sep 11, 2019 at 2:14 PM
    flowerbug

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    they are diet chickens... :)
     
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  3. Sep 11, 2019 at 4:01 PM
    so lucky

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    We now have 8 itty bitty eggs. One of them is from a Welsummer. So cute, dark brown with darker speckles.
    I figure we have almost enough for a two-serving omlette.
    I am pretty amazed that out of three girls laying, they all are laying tiny eggs, first eggs or not.
     
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  4. Sep 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM
    Carol Dee

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    I have nothad a lot od experience with chickens for egg production, but that seems normal. They will eventually get bigger.
     
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  5. Sep 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM
    canesisters

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    I've had a few that laid small eggs for weeks before finally getting really going on 'real' eggs.
    They'll get there.
     
  6. Sep 11, 2019 at 7:43 PM
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    Two of my previous chickens are laying smaller eggs now. They are coming up on 2 years old. One of them has always laid a huge egg and still does. They are all red sex links.
     
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  7. Sep 11, 2019 at 11:45 PM
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    One of my friends has chickens and laying small eggs first is normal. Must be exciting that they are laying!
     
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  8. Sep 13, 2019 at 2:52 AM
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    I've always called them fairy eggs. These are from the same hen , it's normal around here.
     
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  9. Sep 13, 2019 at 2:03 PM
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    hi @Brady please post an intro thread to say hello and update your location so we have an idea where you are located (exact location not required :) ). welcome to TEG :)
     
  10. Sep 14, 2019 at 9:00 PM
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    I now have 4 girls laying tiny eggs. We two had 8 eggs for breakfast this morning.
     
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