Extra Large Chicken Eggs! Let's see those pics!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Arrakis, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. Arrakis

    Arrakis Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my biggest to date. Post your pic and the weight.
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  2. Les Center

    Les Center Out Of The Brooder

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    That's HUGE!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    x2!!
     
  4. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow that had to hurt
     
  5. Arrakis

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    It ended up being a double yoker. I got one yesterday that was a single yoker and 84 grams!
     
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    X 3!! HUGE is certainly the word!!
     
  7. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Got a couple for you. Both came from Ida, our little (and I mean little) Red Sex Link pullet shortly after she started laying last year. She still cranks out very nice sized eggs, and several double yolkers, but nothing like then.


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    This shot is egg # 1 (right) and egg #2 (left) together. While your gut would tell you that the smaller egg would weigh less it actually turned out to be just the opposite because the smaller egg contained a double egg. Not just a double yolk, but double inner white, outer white and yolk, but oddly enough only one chalazae. It was simply denser than the larger egg.

    Egg # 1
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    This is what was inside that egg. Notice the one chalazae. I wish I hadn't broken the yolk with a sharp edge of eggshell.


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    Weight (in grams) of the smaller big egg. Sounds so funny to say "smaller big egg."


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    Apparently I needed a different carton size. <sigh>



    Egg #2 was laid about a week later.
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    This is the bigger one in appearance, but not weight. It was simply a double yolker, but they were two whopping big yolks! I sent it home with our son, who proclaimed it delicious!

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    This is that same egg (112 grams) next to a jumbo egg.
     

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