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Massive egg from our White Plymouth Rock

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by hondo58, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. hondo58

    hondo58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This egg was laid today by one of our two White Plymouth Rock hens. It is truly HUGE! [​IMG]

    The egg on the left is a Jumbo egg in a carton for Jumbo eggs. The lid won't even close because of the massive egg on the right. It feels like a hand grenade when you pick it up.

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    Left to right - Massive Jumbo, Jumbo, Bantam

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    Last edited: Jan 16, 2012
  2. americanvalkyrie

    americanvalkyrie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible that it's one of the egg-within-an-egg oddities? I've been fascinated with those since I saw a few videos on Youtube.
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    That is a big 'un for sure!
     
  4. hondo58

    hondo58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never heard of that but surely will look it up! I'll definitely video it when I crack it open just in case.
     
  5. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bless her heart!
     
  6. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my big one :p

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  7. hondo58

    hondo58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know if there is any way to tell before you crack it open?
     
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    hondo58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. hondo58

    hondo58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some more photos with size measurements. I can't believe that hen was able to pass this thing.

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  10. hondo58

    hondo58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a 3 minute video of the White Plymouth Rock hens, Doosie and Daisie along with our roo Louie on a cold gray winter day.
     
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