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Egg in an egg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MJFJ Dumpling, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. MJFJ Dumpling

    MJFJ Dumpling New Egg

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    Was wondering if anyone else has ever experienced this before.we received an unusually large duck egg last week as shown in the picture. When cracked I was surprised to find a solid egg in with a egg white/ yolk???
     
  2. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a few weeks ago my aunt told me of a lady who lives near her that sells chicken eggs and one of her hens (a blue egg layer) lays these egg-within-an-egg quite frequently. I thought she meant double yolker but she said no, it is definitely a fully formed egg within another egg. First time I've ever heard of such a phenomenon!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I've never had one here but have heard of it before. Very interesting to say the least.

    @MJFJ Dumpling Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here. I've heard of this, but my birds haven't produced one before.
     
  5. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    Heard of it, but never got one. It's said they're so rare, no one knows what causes them.
     
  6. MJFJ Dumpling

    MJFJ Dumpling New Egg

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    Well we knew our girl was special but now she is extra special. This is our 2nd one... Amazing...
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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    MJFJ Dumpling New Egg

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    Thanks for that, very informative....
     
  9. MJFJ Dumpling

    MJFJ Dumpling New Egg

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    This is the size of the eggs she is producing at the moment. Looks painful.
     
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    OMG! ... Ouch! [​IMG]
     

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