90 gram egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GoldenSilverLaced, May 25, 2009.

  1. GoldenSilverLaced

    GoldenSilverLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dunch, my Golden Buff, laid a 90 gram egg today....gigantic! She normally lays large/extra large, but this qualifies as jumbo!

    The center egg is the 90 g one, the one on the left is Linner's egg, and the one on the right is Dunch's "normal"-sized egg.
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    Here is a pic of Dunch having a show-down with a friend of mine (don't worry, he;s not squeezing her even though it looks like it).
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    Here is a pic of the girls.
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  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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    Cool!! Is it a double yolk?
     
  3. GoldenSilverLaced

    GoldenSilverLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't broken it open yet...her previous double yolkers were shaped oddly, very long and narrow, not a "normal" egg shape. This one looks normal-shaped to me, so maybe/maybe not a double. I will post an update when we break it open!
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Here are a couple of double yokers I got. I don't know what they weighed. I wasn't weighing any eggs back then. Now I weigh all of my eggs.

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  5. GoldenSilverLaced

    GoldenSilverLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow those are big! Mine were very oblong.

    I don't normally weigh the eggs, but sometimes, just to get an idea of the size, I do. That last one was way too abnormally large to ignore!
     
  6. GoldenSilverLaced

    GoldenSilverLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We cracked the 90 g egg today, on the girls' first birthday -- it was just a single giant yolk! I wonder if it would have been a giant chick had it been fertile?

    Pic to follow.
     
  7. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ouuuuch!!!
     
  8. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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  9. briteday

    briteday Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
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    Quote:I have an EE that regularly lays 88g eggs. We tried to incubate a few of her eggs this year along with the other birds' eggs. Teh ginomous ones do not hatch. They develop a bit but then expire.
     
  10. thetigress

    thetigress Out Of The Brooder

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    90 is nothing compared to our BA's eggs. We have had 98, 116 and today 117 gram eggs. They normally lay large to extra large ranging from 59-71 grams. These are 3 we have got in 3 weeks. I believe it was from Jersey (our Black Jersey giant). I have broken all of them except the one I got today. The 98 was a double, the 116 was a triple yolker. So it is nothing for us to get a 90 gram egg.
     

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