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Holy 3oz egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ThinkingChickens, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Songster

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    My BR just laid this ginormous duck egg. It's 3oz, maybe a little more and more than double the size of normal. Of course it's a double yolker I'm sure, but it's even bigger than that. She's laid some pretty big eggs but this is a little insane. Poor chicken!

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    > 3oz chicken egg. Wow! by Raven Wren Designs, on Flickr
     

  2. zumzumfoxy

    zumzumfoxy Songster

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    [​IMG] what a good girl, giving you such a gifty like that! That'd make an awesome omelette. *yumm*
     
  3. christineavatar

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    That'd make an awesome omelette. *yumm*

    That is an omelette!​
     
  4. weeders n feeders

    weeders n feeders Chirping

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    Kinda small for an ostrich isn't it? [​IMG]
    Seriously though wonder if she'll keep it up or if this is just a special day.
     
  5. Chick15

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    [​IMG] WOW! that is huge!!!! So is/was it a double yoker???
     
  6. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Songster

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    Quote:I have to wait for my husband to be home before I open it up. I'm sure it's a double. She's laid much smaller doubles. If it's a triple (which I've heard about, but never seen) I'll be astonished.
     

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