Big Eggs for young birds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BillRei2, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. BillRei2

    BillRei2 New Egg

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    One of my girls layed the biggest egg I ever saw. They have only been laying for about a month so I didn't expect anything like this. I placed the egg next to my computer mouse to show just how big it was.
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    Much to my surprise when I went to cook the egg this is what came out of the shell. Good thing I still had the camera near by.
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    First three yolk egg I ever saw!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    That's a lovely egg! Three yolks are very rare, lucky you!
     
  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    [​IMG] WOW that is awesome! I've got double yokers, but no triples. I wonder what would happen if you tried to hatch a double yoke egg...
     
  4. Gofygure

    Gofygure Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I've never been lucky enough to get a triple, and certainly not from such a young pullet. Thanks for sharing and welcome to BYC!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    One member here managed to hatch a double yolk egg. It was amazing! You can read about it here:

    Double Yolk Egg Hatch
     
  6. wastintime202

    wastintime202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow..how fun!!
     
  7. 6littlechicks

    6littlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's cool! I got 2 double yolkers from my BR that started laying 2 weeks ago, it' a nice surprise. The one she layed yesterday must have given her some trouble because she'd been laying every day by 10 am since her first egg and I was thinking maybe she wanted a day off but I checked the box every couple hours all day and then thiss morning I saw 1 girl with poop, all over her and then another with poop all over her. So, I was thinking how did they both get pooed on? I opened the coop and on the floor was a big double yolker cracked so she must had gone to bed with that big egg blocking her butt and it came out explosively when she was on the roost[​IMG]! LOL poor girls
     
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  8. Chicks Galore3

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