Jumbo Egg From My Pullet :-) PICS

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mochicken, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I have been keeping an eye on my 3 Black Sex Link pullets to figure out which were laying since I was only getting 1-2 eggs a day, I narrowed it down to two of them and the last one that was not laying seemed interested in the nesting boxes but didnt give us any "gifts" until yesterday when she layed a decent sized egg, she was so happy and proud she didnt want me to take it lol.

    Today I gathered eggs in the morning and had two from the other two pullets ( which are both laying an egg a day for a couple weeks now, never miss a day ) but the last hen had not been in "the box"

    I worked outside for a while and decided to head in to cool off when I walked by the coop I threw them some scratch grains and saw that she was missing so I opened up the laying box top to see if she was in there, she was getting off the biggest egg I have gotten so far, maybe the largest chicken egg I have actually seen as we usually bought store bought white large eggs until recently when we acquired the pullets.

    Here is the monster egg lol, hopefully we will continue to get these big guys from her.

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  2. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. Thats especially big for pullets. Black sex links are known to lay large eggs. Maybe it is a double yolker... One of mine did that on her first egg
     
  3. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I'm going to crack it tomorrow morning for bfast, I will post pics when I do, that would be cool though
     
  4. farmerinKC

    farmerinKC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a nice egg! How old were they when they started to lay?
     
  5. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Impressive!! How are were they when you started getting your first eggs?
     
  6. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I think they are 18-20 weeks if I remember right
     

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