Amazing eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LuannKeller, May 29, 2008.

  1. LuannKeller

    LuannKeller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are 2 eggs gathered yesterday. The little one is from a serama pullet, the big one is from a leghorn pullet.

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    The Serama is about 1/2 pound, the Leghorn is about 4 pounds.
     
  2. catlikethief

    catlikethief Out Of The Brooder

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    Is a 4 pound egg possible?

    I would check to make sure everything thing is ok with your hen (you know down there!)
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  3. chickenwoods

    chickenwoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Surely you mean the hen is 4 pounds and not the egg???

    But how can a 1/2 pound hen lay an egg???????????????

    Whats the catch????
    Im not familur with serama, maybee its a songbirds egg??
    put up next to your hens egg???

    i dont get it [​IMG]
     
  4. LuannKeller

    LuannKeller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Serama's are extra small bantams. The tiny girls are often incapable of laying a good size egg - but some do fine. This is a pullet so I hope she does better on later attempts. The leghorn is, of course, engineered to lay nice big eggs but for a pullet this egg was pretty impressive. The irony was that I collected both on the same day from pullets about the same age.

    Yes, the Serama hen is just 7 ounces and the Leghorn hen is of average size - 4 pounds was a guess - she might be heavier.
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    My baby Serama don't even budge a scale yet lol She just hatched [​IMG] I need to get a more accurate scale so I can tell how much she weighs
     
  6. LuannKeller

    LuannKeller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine usually way .2-.4 ounces when they are 1 day.
     
  7. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Oh man! That is so neat!!!
     

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