Largest "Chicken" egg ive ever seen. Normal???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DickiesOutdoors, Apr 16, 2017.

  1. DickiesOutdoors

    DickiesOutdoors New Egg

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    We are getting some very large eggs daily fron all 7 hens, but today I couldnt believe this!! Is this normal to get an occasional behemoth like this?? Obviously layed by our Easter egger special for us on Easter morning

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  2. DickiesOutdoors

    DickiesOutdoors New Egg

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    It's 3 1/8" long
     
  3. peaceisgreen

    peaceisgreen Out Of The Brooder

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    probably twins (double yolker) not common but not out of the ordinary either youll find out when you crack it open!
     
  4. Haleybug7

    Haleybug7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it's normal. I have a hen who lays 2-3 huge double yolk eggs a week. They're not quite this big but they're still a surprise!!
     
  5. SueT

    SueT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe it's even a triple! I like to hard boil double yolked eggs so then I can slice it and have a pic.
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Could also be a shelled egg inside there...break 'er open and see what's what!

    Are these new layers?
    Double yolkers pretty common with new layers.
     
  7. maryann momhen

    maryann momhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]My RIR has layed a couple that big her first fall. I blew out the yolk and colored it for Easter and nail polishes it so I'd always have it! And one we hard boiled
     
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  8. sillygrilla

    sillygrilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMG_1178.JPG We just got this one yesterday. We haven't opened it yet but I bet there's at least 2 yolks in there. 3 would be super cool.
     

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