I need a bigger and a smaller egg carton

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ozzy chooks, Oct 18, 2018.

  1. ozzy chooks

    ozzy chooks Chirping

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    My three araucana pullets lay very tiny eggs. My hens lay decent size eggs.
    But today I got a different one...

    It might be double or triple yolk but certainly doesn't fit in the usual egg carton :eek:

    Pics on the scale of humongous, tiny and normal eggs collected today :cool:
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Making Coffee

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    Those big eggs always annoy me. Where am I supposed to put that? :confused:,,,,,,,,,:lau

    Nice eggs. I always enjoy the daily egg gathering and seeing what I got. :)
     
  3. jreardon1918

    jreardon1918 Songster

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    Put that egg in your belly.
     
  4. puffypoo

    puffypoo Free Ranging

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    Fry it up and split it between your whole family :)
     
  5. BGcoop

    BGcoop Songster

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    Are you sure that egg is from a chicken?!?!:gig:drool
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    I'm betting that big one is a shelled egg inside a shelled egg.
    How old are your birds?
    Springtime there, hormones surging!!
     
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  7. ozzy chooks

    ozzy chooks Chirping

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    Not 100% sure about the hens. I got them at POL one year ago and I was told they were 16 weeks old, which makes them about 1y 4m old.

    The pullets are 7 months old, hatched 16 March.

    I will post a picture when I crack the egg open. I am very curious
     
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