Massive Egg Why? + Guess how many yolks! (PICS)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Leah and peeps, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Leah and peeps

    Leah and peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    Lets guess how many yolks are in this sucker!
    Laid by one of my RSL [​IMG] Very proud of her! What causes hens to lay and egg this big? (not that i am complaining-just wondering [​IMG])

    Here she is: [​IMG]

    In my hand
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    Not fitting in the carton
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    Compared to a regular sized egg
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    Birds eye view- or should i say "chickens"
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    ETA: Oh wow sorry these pictures are so big, i didnt relize they would be this large
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2011
  2. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's a giant egg. I'm guessing a triple yolker. [​IMG]
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    That's a great size I can see the pic! I had one that was longer than that but thinner and it had 4 yolks so I say 4!
     
  4. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ouch!!! Is she ok??? I think at least two yolks...
     
  5. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say double...just to be the oddball lol
     
  6. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    because three and four are already chosen I am gonna say five. Wouldn't it be funny if it were just one huge yolk in there with the egg whites (instead of several small ones)? [​IMG]
     
  7. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's huge! i guess three yolks!
     
  8. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Hmmm...I say triple. Give that girl a treat!!
     
  9. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to say double.
     
  10. Tomhusker

    Tomhusker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One huge, Ostrich egg yolk.
     

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