My little Leghorn consistently lays X-Large eggs but this one holds her record!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KitaMick1, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. KitaMick1

    KitaMick1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 1, 2013
    This was the biggest egg I've ever had from my flighty little Leghorn! So far, it's the only gigantic egg she's left me. It weighed out at a whopping 3.8oz! Her next three eggs were much smaller but after that, she was back to her normal X-large. I never did crack it to see if it was a double-yoke but candling indicated it was a single. It was a good "show and tell" item.
    The picture of egg carton contain all x-large eggs. The third picture is a comparison of what her egg looked like the day before she laid the giant.


  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Wow. That's 107 grams. I got a 92 and a 96 gram egg on successive days from a White Minorca/Black Penedesenca cross.
    In hindsight, I can't believe I sold that bird.
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Wow, that is some big egg, your girl really outdid herself on that one.

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