Got my first HUGE egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mygirlScout, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. mygirlScout

    mygirlScout Out Of The Brooder

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    As I opened the door to the nesting boxes this morning, I grabbed 2 eggs, then looked into a box and my Speckled Sussex Shirley was sitting on another chicken. The other chicken's head was poking out from under Shirley. I lifted Shirley up and there it was. She must of, had to have been, startled by the size of this egg as it made it's entrance or "exit" into the nesting box.

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    Her "normal" egg in the first one in the top row, that was from yesterday.
     
  2. babychickfarmer

    babychickfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    My bet is it's a DOUBLE YOLKER! Enjoy.
     
  3. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    That thing is a monster! Congrats to you but my condolences to your hen! [​IMG]
     
  4. whatsup chickenbutt

    whatsup chickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love that Shirley was just sitting on another chicken.
    Chickens are hilarious.
     
  5. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a double yolker to me. Congrats. When you carck it open take pics.
     
  6. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    What color are your eggs in the middle row on the outsides? They look like they are blue or purple. OH and by the way, nice egg. I want to save mine that look like that but DS wants to eat them. LOL
     
  7. DottieMarie

    DottieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Geez, I love the whole arrangement of eggs, they're beautiful!
     
  8. mygirlScout

    mygirlScout Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:They are a blue-ish green. They look blue, but when I wet them they are green.
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    One word.


    OUCH!!
     

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