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Giant egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wallydvr, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Wallydvr

    Wallydvr Out Of The Brooder

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    Went out to my coop to get the daily eggs and I found this gigantic thing.[​IMG]
    I have two barred rocks hens, and two Rhode island hens. All have been laying since dec. Is this normal? I'm guessing its a double yoker. I don't think the pic justifies the size cause i have a pretty good size hand.
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  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes its completely normal. My red sex links do that all the time. It might just be a two-fer ;) A 2 for 1 enjoy!
     
  3. cinch920

    cinch920 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes younger chickens will lay a random egg or two starting out. Double yolkers do occasionally happen. I always feel sorry for the poor hen that laid the giant egg! Ouchy! Anyways, don't worry! Large eggs happen as well as small eggs, even ones without a shell can be found!
     
  4. I had a hen that laid a giant egg, twice the size of a normal one, twice in a row. Only one was a double yolk.[​IMG]
     
  5. Wallydvr

    Wallydvr Out Of The Brooder

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    Ya i think she was the one walking like john Wayne in the coop yesterday. Lol

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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I agree! Thats normal, and your lucky to have such a big one! :)
     
  7. Wallydvr

    Wallydvr Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, its not often some one tells me that.lol

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  8. Lunar Rain

    Lunar Rain Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] That is hilarious!
     
  9. aussiechicky

    aussiechicky Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's my beauty I found today!!
     

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