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Monster egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 5acresandadream, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. 5acresandadream

    5acresandadream In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Our one buff mix hen just laid this monster egg. She is just sitting in the nest box trying to revive herself haha. Its huge! White egg is a store bought one for comparison. She just started laying about a week ago, the first eggs were normal, this one is triple sized
     

  2. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] lol

    My red sex link girls used to do that on occasion. Regular sized large eggs, then wham, a whopper. They usually turned out to be double yorkers when they were that huge.

    Have you cracked it open yet?
     
  3. 5acresandadream

    5acresandadream In the Brooder

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    I'm trying to wait to crack it until my husband is home, I know he will want to be there haha! although the suspense is eating away at me lol. I'm quite impressed with my little hen.
     
  4. twigcrafter

    twigcrafter Songster

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    [​IMG]That's huge !!!
     
  5. 5acresandadream

    5acresandadream In the Brooder

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    Its bigger than the duck eggs I had earlier this year!
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Whooaaa!!
    I'm betting shelled within an egg...maybe multiple yolks, in both, too.

    Curious @5acresandadream did you take your screen name from Leigh Tate's blog and/or book?
     
  7. 5acresandadream

    5acresandadream In the Brooder

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    I actually didn't know my screen name was already used for a blog. I didn't know until i had been using it for a few months on different sites. Here I thought I was being creative but nope lol
     

  8. 5acresandadream

    5acresandadream In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] double yolker woo!
     
  9. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG]
     
  10. WilloughbyStead

    WilloughbyStead In the Brooder

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    I've heard of that happening, and that was my guess too.. But wow. We haven't had one like that yet but that is really neat.
     

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