My gal laid a HUGE egg today!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Barry Natchitoches, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After losses due to predators, I have only four hens left: 3 Rhode Island Reds and 1 Buff Orpington.


    I'm not sure which gal did it, but today I went to their favorite nest and I found four eggs -- and one was HUGE!


    That one egg was 3 and 1/4 ounces!


    My wife is going to fix it for my breakfast tomorrow morning. It has to be at least a double yoker, we figure...
     
  2. Padre

    Padre Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats!
     
  3. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there a picture for comparison
     
  4. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on the big egg. Better do something to protect those last 4 girls or you will have to buy store bought eggs soon. [​IMG]
     
  5. little horse

    little horse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congratulations!
     
  6. Poohbear

    Poohbear On a Time Out

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    Listen for the hen walking around saying OUCH, OUCH, OUCH, and that will be the hen that laid the big egg, lol:lol:
     
  7. Hoot

    Hoot Out Of The Brooder

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    Bless her heart. Get her a pillow to sit on today.
     
  8. Bigboy's Chicks

    Bigboy's Chicks New Egg

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    Congrat on the huge egg. One of my RI laid a 4oz. 110 grams egg a few weeks ago. I took pictures of it and am trying to post to the forum. when i figure it out it was as big as my cell phone . It was a double yoke it took up most of a 9inch frying pan. will try to post pictures when i get it figured out.
     
  9. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the huge egg [​IMG]
     
  10. Donnadzitall

    Donnadzitall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] My husband calls those "Ooh Ah" eggs! Congrats!
     

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