Giant egg!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Eggstravagant, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. Eggstravagant

    Eggstravagant New Egg

    Mar 4, 2010
    Flagstaff, AZ
    I thought this was worth posting a picture of--our Australorp, aka Black Mamba, tends to lay huge eggs but has recently laid two like this one. GINORMOUS! Can't even close the egg carton...
  2. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    ::passes Preparation H to Black Mamba::[​IMG]
  3. Robingallant

    Robingallant New Egg

    Mar 23, 2012
    We have had some huge ones as well! They looks like dinosaur eggs After weighing them, they are 2-2.5 x larger that the others. Should we watch for vent problems with our girls? We are not sure who the layer is.
  4. Malissa

    Malissa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2012
    Our BR's just started laying and their eggs are about medium so far. We did get one large size egg last week. My husband just cracked it to cook and it was a double yolker! There have been no large ones since, so I assume it was just a fluke. She's been laying an egg a day for 2 weeks, and the 2nd BR just started laying yesterday. :)
  5. AllenInTampa

    AllenInTampa Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 8, 2012
    Pretty much guarantee you it's a double yolker. I get about one a week, and they are always huge eggs like that

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