Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by e72071, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. e72071

    e72071 Songster

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    One of our girls tends to lay eggs that are larger than a jumbo sized egg. The egg on the left is regular size the one on the right is the dinosaur egg. Is that large of an egg normal?
     

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  2. A.M. Eggs

    A.M. Eggs Songster

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    It can happen. Different chicken, Different egg.
     
  3. Amber.charlie

    Amber.charlie Chirping

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    One of ours lays eggs that are far bigger than the others... so I’m guessing it is normal?
     
  4. jonalisa

    jonalisa Codswallop!

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    I've seen some that I could not believe came out of a chicken. Sometimes a double yolk, sometimes not.
     
  5. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    Common for new egg layers on their first month or so, sometime also happens to an old layers. You’ve notice the line @the middle section of the giant egg? Sometimes that could be two eggs or yolks fused together, when you crack the egg open there’s possibility of 2-3 yolks in there.
     
  6. mike1970

    mike1970 Chirping

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    I got 2 new Hampshire reds that been laying giant eggs for their entire time bout every other day for 2 years
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Put something in the pic to give scale, like a quarter.
    Good clear lighting, no shadows, would help.
    Need more info, if you really want answer.
    Age and breed of bird?
    is this constant or just once in a while?
    Is it a double yolker?

    I think that might be a shadow?
     

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