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Double egg? Has anyone seen this before?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bigwalk, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. Bigwalk

    Bigwalk New Egg

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    So one of my 4 chickens layed this giant egg. As you can see in the photos it is huge! We cracked it for an omelet a few days ago and much to our surprise an entire other egg came out shell and all! Nobody I have talked to has ever heard of such a thing. Has anyone here seen this before?
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    That is the other egg surrounded by egg white.
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    both shells together.
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had that happen twice in the three years I have raised Chickens... First time freaked me out, thankfully for the girls sake, it doesn't happen often
     
  3. Toshiko24

    Toshiko24 Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Bigwalk

    Bigwalk New Egg

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    So there is nothing to worry about? except my poor chicken's rear end! ouch!
     
  5. Mollie4dogs

    Mollie4dogs Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL. My hens pop out giant eggs every once in a while. Most end up being double-yolkers. They're massive and heavy, which amazes me because those ginormous eggs are easily double the size of their "normal" ones. I'll scratch my head and think, oh that was what all that cackling was about... ;-)

    I gotta reckon them gals have stretchy butts ;-) LOL!
     

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