Monster egg!

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

  1. 5acresandadream

    5acresandadream Out Of 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 dem crazy bones Premium Member

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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 Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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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 Out Of 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

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

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  10. WilloughbyStead

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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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