giant egg, any reason?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by silkymom, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. silkymom

    silkymom Songster

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    well i must have a sore bird, this egg is huge and only one yolk[​IMG]
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Crowing

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    It happens sometimes with newer layers. The large eggs I've gotten are from Golden Comets or Leghorns - the commercial egg laying breeds.
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

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    There are a lot of different parts to a hen’s internal egg making factory. Occasionally there are glitches. It’s more common with pullets just starting to lay but can happen to any of them. As long as it is not a regular thing it’s not a big deal. If it is regular the hen probably has an internal defect.
     

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