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LARGE egg (Pics)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by adeters2, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. adeters2

    adeters2 In the Brooder

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    My Leghorn hen has been laying for a few weeks now. But most of her eggs seem to be double yolks.... yesterday we got a surprise.... a triple yolk! Today we found this GIGANTIC egg in the laying box.
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    I put it with a standard brown egg and one of the leghorn double yolks. I feel sorry for my poor girls backside.........
     
  2. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    Ouch! What are you feeding her, miracle grow?[​IMG]
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Somebody is ouching!
     
  4. CHICKENHEAD

    CHICKENHEAD Songster

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    wow thats crazy
     
  5. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    that is one big egg!
     
  6. adeters2

    adeters2 In the Brooder

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    She's eating fod pellets and scratch grains, and the occasional worm and bugs... nothing more...lol
    I do feel sorry for her though...lol You can hear her from the other side of the yard when she lays....lol
     
  7. kurby

    kurby Songster

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    Gee Gads! can you say OUCH! Poor thing
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  8. That is a big egg! At first I thought you just had small hands. LOL
     
  9. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    I got one of those huge eggs today as well. The white ones are Polish eggs, the other brown eggs are the eggs she laid the days before and then this monster today. Weird how that happens. I hope its a double yolker. She is a buff orpington that just started laying ten days ago and has already given me seven eggs.

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    Last edited: Mar 5, 2008

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