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Egg in an egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tomcio, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. tomcio

    tomcio Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2008
    So I heard of double yolkers, but double eggers?


  2. bheila

    bheila Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2008
    Kent, Wa
    I had the same sort of thing happen to me. Except the egg that wa inside was more like calcified. It was really hard and it didn't have a brown shell it was white. It was a little creepy [​IMG]
  3. Becaco

    Becaco Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    I have never seen anything like that. Wow!!
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    We had one 3 years ago. I wish I would have had the sense to get a picture. The inside egg was a perfectly normal xLarge egg. The other egg contained the inside egg, lots of egg white, and its own yolk. The thing was HUGE. Over 2.5 inches thick at the middle. I have no idea how she managed to lay it.

    The Barred Rock hen that laid it didn't lay again for 3 weeks. I watched her closely, because I was afraid she may have been hurt by the experience. She is still here, but has never repeated the event. She just lays her normal xLarge-Jumbo egg.

  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Those are fascinating! Someone on here in the last few months posted that they were cracking some older eggs for their dogs, and they actually found TWO eggs inside an egg! Just fascinating!
  6. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    I had one of them before. A Barred Rock laid her first one like that. It didn't have a shell though. I blame it on that it was her first egg ever and every egg I got after was normal.
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    HUH I just got my first barred rock egg. I wonder whats inside it? LOL
  8. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Wade, Mississippi
    WOW! I have never seen that before.
  9. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Missoula, Montana
    Did you eat it? [​IMG]
  10. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Matt A NC...I don't think she could recompose herself for 3 weeks! [​IMG]
    Unreal, thanks for taking a pic of that egg, I have never seen such a thing nor hope too! lol [​IMG] poor girls!

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