3 Giant Eggs from One Nest Box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MissPrissy, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I went out to collect eggs yesterday and found these 3 jumbo eggs all in the same nest box. I am not sure which 3 girls are responsible for these. I am sure one is a Marans, one is a Buff Orpington and one is a Jersey Giant. I just don't know which individual bird laid them due to more than one of each breed laying in the same box.

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    The whitish egg is a standard size egg.

    They weighed in at 3.05grams (light colored), 3.15grams (speckled) and 2.95 grams (dark).
     
  2. hsm5grls

    hsm5grls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW prissy those are big eggs. I am just hopping for an average egg shoot any egg LOL My girls are only 3 mths. though so I still have a while to wait.


    EGG ENVEY!!!!
     
  3. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are some big eggs!
     
  4. annmarie

    annmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I swear chickens are competitive! [​IMG]
     
  5. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I'm going to have to stop reading BYC forum until my girls lay SOMETHING!!

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    I just want ONE egg I can brag about - they don't have to be jumbo and beautiful like yours, Miss Priss!

    WAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH


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  6. JenniferJoIN

    JenniferJoIN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is going to make me sound like a nut, but I had a dream a couple of nights ago that I went out to our coop and one of our chickens had laid an egg that looked exactly like your big spotted one.

    It's bad when you're DREAMING that your chickens are going to lay eggs!! [​IMG]
     
  7. palabeco

    palabeco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I dreamed about eggs last night too! I Only have 2 hens out of 9 laying right now. I dreamt that I found dozens of eggs in the nest boxes! [​IMG]
     
  8. JenniferJoIN

    JenniferJoIN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:At least I'm not alone in my egg-dreaming!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are not alone, I was getting very annoyed without eggs.
    My friends made fun of me thay said that I will have the most expensive eggs in town buy the time one gets laid. I even adopted a few so I could have eggs and they won't lay. I have five and only have one layer. [​IMG]

    DO NOT DISPAIR-----THEY WILL COME!

    And when they do it will be all worth the wait. You will feel like a little kid on Christmas morning. I called all my friends. [​IMG]
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You know, Priss, it's funny. When I get one super-jumbo whopper egg, I usually get another one the same day from a different girl. I wonder why that is?!
     

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