3 inches!!! WOW!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buzymom13, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    This is what our Austrolorp "Peepers" laid today!!! SHeeesh!!! My nice pretty black darling... It's 3 inches long and fills your hand. I don't have an egg scale so I don't know how much it weighs but WOW!!! [​IMG]




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    Here it is next to my EE's "TY" egg she laid at the same time.

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  2. TomG

    TomG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let us know if it's a triple yolker![​IMG]
     
  3. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OUCH!


    That's gotta 've hurt the poor gal!
     
  4. TanyaFL

    TanyaFL Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats crazy! I got a 3 incher this afternoon too!!! This is the second one I have got like that from one of my girls who I "think" is a New Hampshire...she laid one 2 weeks ago as well. (I need to get my camera working again so I can post pics of my girls sometime to see if everyone else agrees with the breeds I think they are, lol. And of course, to show off these crazy huge eggs...I wonder if she is going to keep laying ginormous eggs like that...)

    The other one was just a double yolk...is 3 inches uncommonly larger for double yolks? IDK because that was the first double yolk I had ever seen...

    Tanya
     
  5. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    This is my first flock so I'm not an expert.

    This pullet "Peepers" is a Australorp. She's about 34 wks and has been laying since summer. She usually gives me big eggs but she has gone for 4 or 5 days in a row giving us double yolkers. This is the biggest one she's laid so far. The others were between 2 1/2 and 2 3/4 inches...

    I'm curious to know if it ends up being a "triple yolker". [​IMG]
     
  6. TanyaFL

    TanyaFL Out Of The Brooder

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    This is our first flock too...I was totally shocked when I got the first one...now today another. (and I seriously did not know a chicken could lay something that big...) LOL, it kinda felt like hitting the egg lotto!

    Hey look, and we are both homeschooling...cool!
     
  7. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    My kids have enjoyed the chickens so much. They've used them for school reports and everything. [​IMG]


    We've done homeschool since my oldest was in 3rd grade and she's graduating this year! [​IMG]
     
  8. orloffcornishmix

    orloffcornishmix New Egg

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    That's wicked, I hope I have any let alone any thing that large, my god that's an awesome bird you have...I also need to ask what is an (EE, that layed the blue egg)...thks...
     
  9. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    [​IMG] Oh I'm sorry...

    An EE is a Easter Egger. I've got 2 pullets and 1 roo of the EE breed. They are a mix breed and lay anything from white to shades of blue or green and sometimes cream/pinkish/or purple and sometimes brown.

    I have 2 laying. One lays the pretty blue color you see and one lays a nice creamy pinkish color.

    They are pretty birds IMO. A bit "divaish" but pretty none the less. [​IMG]
     
  10. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Must be the day for extra large eggs... I got this one from one of my Delawares today......

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