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I've had some large eggs..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrahmaMama, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    But in my year of chickenkeeping, this one takes the cake! I've never seen a goose egg in person, but I imagine they are probably about this size [​IMG] :
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    The pictures just don't seem to do it justice either, lol!
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    That looks like the one, one of my hens laid a while back....never did figure out who laid it, but it had to be an ouch!! There's a picture of mine somewhere on here.
     
  3. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what kind of hen layed it?
    I had a buff orp hen lay an egg like that. It was almost scary. I could not close the lid on the egg carton, it was so big.
    Everyone bet me that it had to be a triple yoke. Nope! Double yoke.
     
  4. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That has to be at least a double yorker? Did you notice any hen walking a little rough or maybe a little relieved after that one!? Are all the eggs in the back ground a days catch?
     
  5. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    Ouch exactly...was wondering if someone was going to need stitches, lol!
     
  6. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    Quote:I'm not sure...I'm guessing it's one of the white rocks, or a light or buff brahma-leaning towards a Rock though. I've had double yokers that were smaller, so I was wondering if it's a triple too, but I'm betting it's just a huge double [​IMG] I haven't had the heart to break it yet, lol! I'm going to take a picture with it in the pan by itself when I do though [​IMG]

    Hobbychickener, I didn't notice anyone different, surprisingly enough! [​IMG] Yep, that's a days worth of work for the girls. I'm getting around 15-20 a day, usually 19 [​IMG]
     
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] OUCH!
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I've never seen a goose egg in person, but I imagine they are probably about this size

    Nope they're bigger than that. But I would like to add: OOOWWWW!​
     
  9. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many girls? Couple dozen?
     
  10. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    Wildsky, lol! I just love that smiley!

    Pips&peeps, that's good to hear I don't have to be on the look out for a renegade goose [​IMG] *though I'd love a pair of Sebastopols to show up unannounced... [​IMG]

    Hobbychickener...let's see, I have 10 white Rocks, 6 light Brahmas, 2 buff Brahmas, 2 little buff hens-haven't figured out what they are yet; 1 Speckled Sussex, 5 EE's-though only one is laying, and 4 or 5 golden spangled Hamburgs-my only white egg layers.
     

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