Egg inside an egg!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wildflower, Aug 28, 2007.

  1. wildflower

    wildflower Out Of The Brooder

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    This is truely crazy........My friend who I split our chick order with, just found a giantic egg from one of the Aracanas, it was blue green and very round. We cracked it open to fine two yolks a bunch of very runny white and yes.....an entire second egg, shell and all. I guess this is the second one she has found, the first was white, we think from a white leg horn. The egg was the size of a plum! These chickens are only six months old. (sorry, I wrote six weeks and scared some people to death..edited it, quick!) I get double yolks from, white, green and brown eggs daily. Is this normal, has anyone heard of a double egg? We feed them high quality organic lay crumble and extra flax. We are feeling very sorry for the girl who had to push that hugie out!
     
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  2. FluffyChickenMama

    FluffyChickenMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Am I reading that right?? Your chickens are laying at 6 weeks old??
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I've heard of that happening-one of many possible glitches in the system of new layers. Surely you meant 16 weeks, not six!
    Look at this site-there's a pic of that very thing:
    http://www.poultryhelp.com/oddeggs.html
     
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  4. aran

    aran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2007
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    i love how they call yolkless eggs " fart eggs"
     
  5. wildflower

    wildflower Out Of The Brooder

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    Whoops.......I ment six months!
     
  6. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Quote:I'm glad you corrected that...I was heading out the door to go give my girls a scolding for being such slackers...
     
  7. joanm

    joanm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. homecatmom

    homecatmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here we were getting ready to do the happy dance since my girls are going on 5 weeks! I told DH to get those laying boxes ready for the girls! Now someone talk about the double egg thing, it sounds interesting.
     
  9. chickenwoods

    chickenwoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get a double yolker every week almost from one of my RIRs
    My customers love them LOL,they always say OH look at dat one!! must be a double yolker lol!!
     
  10. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I wonder if a hen sat on that egg for 21 days.......what would happen [​IMG]
     

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