Giant egg.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jferlisi, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    So yesterday my chicken laid a giant egg. Look at this thing, just thought i should share it.
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    the lid doesn't close right.
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  2. MyKidLuvsGreenEgz

    MyKidLuvsGreenEgz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently had a super-large egg from one of my hens. Turned out to be a double-yolk. What was yours?
     
  3. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Quote:i haven't cracked it yet. I am kinda want to keep the shell.
     
  4. Leah and peeps

    Leah and peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! [​IMG] I'll say there might be 2 LARGE yolks in that monster! I just had one just about the same size, and measured almost 1/2 cup when i measured in a mesuring cup!
     
  5. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Aren't those jumbo eggs just a hoot? [​IMG]
     
  6. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Quote:They are. lol.
     
  7. babalubird

    babalubird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want to preserve the shell, you can try the old trick, tiny holes on both ends of the egg, blow the contents out and make scrambled eggs with it or use it in a recipe. Then you can save your big egg forever for bragging rights.
     
  8. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    You can also do as babalu said and decorate the eggs. Here are some I made into ornaments:
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  9. Cosmopolis Chick

    Cosmopolis Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I was eager to see your big egg... but then I saw my dish drainer in your photo! I WONDERED WHERE IT'D GONE! Hey - that's my faucet and window too... wait a sec... is that my husband and son on the fridge?

    Well, take care of all "my" stuff... heh heh.
    Donna
     
  10. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Love those monster eggs!! Congrats
     

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