big surprise

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sheila3935, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I came home for lunch from work, checked for eggs and found this told my girl she can take the day off tomorrow after this one
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  2. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    WOW, yeah, she was probably thinking the same thing. lol..taking off the rest of the week. Congrats though.
     
  3. sugarjax06

    sugarjax06 Out Of The Brooder

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    ha ha ha WOW!
     
  4. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    I forsee a great double yoker breakfast!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Gypsi

    Gypsi Chillin' With My Peeps

    My grandmother had a huge chicken egg in her china cabinet when I was a child. The opening in it was trimmed out with rick rack. It was about 4 1/2 inches long (or so I remember, but around the size of your huge egg). She said that when she cracked it open there was a normal sized perfectly formed egg inside. She must have had that decorated shell in her cabinet for 30 or 40 years afterward. It only happened once. I think her hens were RIR - they were white.

    Gypsi
     
  6. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    My girls only did the double yolkers on occasion for the first two months or so of laying, but I always felt kind of bad for them when I found one...lol...like giving birth to a 10 lb. baby...
     
  7. SparksNV

    SparksNV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    like giving birth to a 10 lb. baby...

    kind of makes you thankful for an epidural...yah, give that hen the week off...​
     

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