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Massive, great big egg!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Clems Girls, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. Clems Girls

    Clems Girls Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey just found one of my silkies trying to sit on this massive egg which obviously didn't come from her but just wanted to know if it was a problem getting an egg this size. probably my most likely breed to lay this are one of my light sussex hens.

    Thanks.


    by the way in the picture below, the eggs surrounding it are reasonably large themselves.

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  2. 88sub4x4

    88sub4x4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holy wow!!! That's incredible
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is a really big egg, someone's bottom must be sore, I've gotten a couple over the year, that will be a double yolker for sure, and perhaps the elusive triple yolker, as long as the hen got it out she should be okay.
     
  4. Zinniah

    Zinniah Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Wow .. just WOW!

    That had to hurt! Is there a duck or swan somewhere missing an egg? [​IMG]

    I only have bantams and carried 4 eggs from the coop today in one hand …. those 4 eggs probably would fit in that one egg with room to spare!

    If you crack it open, can you let us know whether it was a double or even triple please?
     
  6. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Poor girl,laid that! Is that blood on it?
     
  7. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you cracked it open yet? Is it a double or triple yolker?
     
  8. Fisher Farms

    Fisher Farms Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]I have gotten a few like this before but i do not recall ever getting anything that was this big!
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    I'd weigh that puppy then break it open to see what's inside...I'm betting another hard shell egg in there.

    New layer?
     
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2015
  10. Clems Girls

    Clems Girls Out Of The Brooder

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    It's been cracked!!!

    Weighing in at 140 grams (a standard egg being only 60 i think).
    It turned out to only be a single yoke surprisingly, but unfortunately we were unable to eat it as when we tried to poach it there was so much egg white that it didn't hold together.

    I will send photos soon!!
     

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