Ginormous Egg!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cloverleaf Farm, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    My sweet little EE, "Willow" just laid the biggest chicken egg I have ever seen!!! She just started laying a couple of weeks ago, her eggs started out green, and have turned a lovely aqua blue (that's eggciting enough in itself!) But look what she did today!!......... [​IMG] I can't wait til breakfast tomorrow!!!

    On top of all of the medium/large brown eggs I gathered today...

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    In a JUMBO egg carton......

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    And next to the egg she laid yesterday.....

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  2. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, two yolks????
     
  3. Andi

    Andi Chillin' With My Peeps

    I bet it'll be a double yolker. My girls recently started laying as well and I had 1 lay a huge egg also. The egg carton lid wouldn't close all the way. It turned out to be a double yolker. The huge egg was fun (so I know how you feel), but getting a double yolker was fun, too. I wonder how frequently double yolkers happen and what causes it. Is it genetics, like some people are more likely to have twins because it runs in the family?
     
  4. candysclucks

    candysclucks Out Of The Brooder

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    My experience is that young hens that are just starting to lay produce the double yokers. As they get older I don't seem to get double yokers; only in the beginning.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    A double yolker pullet bullet. Congrats!
     
  6. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got one of those last week- but didn't think to call it that- great name!
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I got one of those last week- but didn't think to call it that- great name!

    Can't take credit for that one. I think gritsar posted it once and I thought it was so funny!
     
  8. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    pullet bullet! haa haa that's awesome! Yeah, I'm guessing it's going to be a double yolker...I'll letcha know tomorrow! [​IMG] YUMM!
     
  9. Tygrepath

    Tygrepath Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Wow that is HUGE! Congrats and enjoy. [​IMG]
     
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