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Large Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by grandmas Nest, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted a couple days ago about my chicken in emergencys area. Alas I had to cull her. This was the egg she had been trying to lay. It weighted 1/2 lb. I will post another picture Sat moring for any of you who want to take a guess as to how many yolk ro what inside.
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  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] awww, how old was she?

    I quess 3
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2011
  3. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    She was 10 months old. Her picture is to the side. Iam going to leave it a my avitar.
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2011
  4. alhanse77

    alhanse77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poor thing. [​IMG] I guess 2 yolks.
     
  5. LarrySC

    LarrySC Out Of The Brooder

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    you better not crack that egg; because if it weighs a half pound; you have a new Worlds Record...
     
  6. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    I took it to our feed store and it weighted 5 ozs my scales weren't right. So I'am going to crack it open.
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2011
  7. grandmas Nest

    grandmas Nest Out Of The Brooder

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    well here it is. There was another complete egg inside it that was normal size. About a week before this she had one just the same but the big outside egg was a very soft shell and she laid it.
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  8. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Interesting....
     

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