Holy Mother Of Eggpidos!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Blueicebird, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Blueicebird

    Blueicebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A third hen is laying! Finally! but when I walked out, I found this whopper settled in next to the average eggs!
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    Zirzes regular egg (Cross of Barred rock and Rhode Island Red):
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    Santanas largest Egg (Khaki Campbell Duck):
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    And Mercedes (I think) Eggpido! (Sister to Zirzes):
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    What was your biggest egg? I am betting this is a triple yolker.
     
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Ouch!
     
  3. teddiliza

    teddiliza Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had one that was also 3 inches from one of my hens this summer. [​IMG] Double yolker for sure!
     
  4. confusedturtle

    confusedturtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ouch! Poor hen [​IMG] So far all of ours are about the same size. We now have 2 layers, my RSL had a bawaaaaking fit today and I told my kids thats what happened. They didnt believe me until they ran out to find a fresh, still warm egg. I love how excited they get when they lay their first egg and my kids are now really excited about it too [​IMG]
     
  5. Blueicebird

    Blueicebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's like christmas every day! And for the first egg... ow ow ow
     
  6. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah, that had to hurt....
     
  7. Colvin.sherice

    Colvin.sherice Out Of The Brooder

    Quote:We have a hen laying huge eggs too! Pics to come [​IMG]
     
  8. hmmcc123

    hmmcc123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a Buff Orpington who has laid 3 of those huge ones since she began laying in August. When I saw one for the first time I was like [​IMG]. I am thinking I need to get a 6 pack duck egg carton because I can't close the lid on the Large egg cartons with one in it. My son LOVES to have them hardboiled, he loves those double yokers! [​IMG]
     
  9. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dang! That one makes *me* hurt!
     
  10. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are you sure an ostrich isn't sneaking into your coop?! Wow, that is a gi-normous egg!
     

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