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If a large breed rooster mates with a Bard Rock who lays small eggs, will the offspring hens possibly lay larger eggs?
 

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I was going to say ?
My bard rock gave me one gigantic egg a day allmost every day .
That was my soft boiled egg every morning .
I think it’s could go either way .
Just like people my wife is 5’5” I’m 6’ 1” my sons are 5’8 6’4 and the baby is 6’7 with size 18 feet .
 

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My chickens are all senior citizens (one hen, one male guinea, one jumbo well-behaved rooster, and one skanky, mean-as-a-snake rooster). The only eggs around here are from Food Lion.

Betta, I looked up your question and here is more than you wanted to know: how-to-get-chickens-to-lay-bigger-eggs
 

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Hi all, re-phrasing the question. If a Black Moran that lays smallish beige eggs for the last two years, mates with a large breed rooster ( I don't know the breed) Will the offspring mix be more likely to lay LARGER eggs?
 

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Hi all, re-phrasing the question. If a Black Moran that lays smallish beige eggs for the last two years, mates with a large breed rooster ( I don't know the breed) Will the offspring mix be more likely to lay LARGER eggs?
Marans aren't supposed to lay beige eggs, I would be examining that a little more closely.
 

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Like Alice said, when you mix genetics, it's a crap shoot. Find a bird who does what you want and breed from them since you've not an idea of what quality layer the rooster's mother was.
 

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Larger breeds don’t necessarily lay larger eggs. Its possible. But not as large as leghorn or other commercial layers. That being said genetics in this area isn’t a direct correlation. With all the mixed genetics going on you could end up with anything but most likely the pullets will lay eggs similar to their mother.
 
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