Giant Egg!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by k80kate, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. k80kate

    k80kate New Egg

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    Hi Everyone,

    A big thank you to everyone who posts on this great site. I've had my 4 hens since June 2011, when they were just 8 weeks old and love looking after them. The information on this site has helped us out so much, very comprehensive and so useful - I was checking information almost daily there for a while! We have an white Australorp, Barter brown, Barter black & RIR. Egg production has been every slow with the only the Barter brown & black laying, still waiting for the other two to get with the program.

    Now I'm not sure who did this whopper, but I just had to share. A 99 gram egg!!!

    Just too cool :)

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  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Wow! Congrats! It probably has 2 yolks.
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  3. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yyowza! I got a scale recently just for this kind of thing! Impressive. I also say hats off to people on this site, helped me get through the stressful first year, now I can actually enjoy the girls.[​IMG]
     
  4. k80kate

    k80kate New Egg

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    I'm sure my Barter black is a twin, she is always laying double yolks. Can chickens be twins?? it stands to reason doesn't it?
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    That's HUGE!! [​IMG] by the way, [​IMG] so glad you joined us! Enjoy!
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Scramble that thing! [​IMG]
     
  7. Linn Bee

    Linn Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    My grandchildren showed me a U-tube video of someone filming the hatching of a double-yolk egg. There were two chickens hatching out of the egg. They would certainly be twins. I wouldn't expect that twins happen to hatch all that often, however, unless it is in a lab where genetics are being manipulated.

    Full brothers and sisters that look nearly identical is more likely.

    My two breakfast eggs this morning were a double-yolker and a yolk-less 'rooster' egg.
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2012
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a one big egg [​IMG] Btw, [​IMG]. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. mammat

    mammat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What causes that? We got a 90gram egg today!
     
  10. DaffyDuck98

    DaffyDuck98 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow! Big egg! Congrats!
     

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