Now THIS is an egg.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WalkingOnSunshine, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Look what I found today.

    Egg on the left, standard large egg. 60 grams.
    Egg on the right: 114 grams

    I've never seen such a big egg in my life. Literally larger than a duck egg.

    I have no idea which hen laid this egg, but I'd bet it's a three year old Red Sex Link.

    Think she'll be walking bow-legged tomorrow? [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Maybe it's a triple-yolker!!!



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  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll have to report back when I crack it.

    My RSL have been laying such large eggs that my Angel Food cake recipe, which calls for 12 eggs (a cup and a half of egg whites) has only been taking seven eggs lately.
     
  4. The Chickeneer

    The Chickeneer ~A Morning's Crow~

    It is for sure a double yolker, maybe three. That thing is huge!
     
  5. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that is definetely NOT a single yoke! I think you have a triple yoke! [​IMG]
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I'm also voting for 3 yolks. Wow, the biggest one I ever got was 100g and that thing was big! Yours is a health hazard! LOL Poor hen.
     
  7. cluckcluckluke

    cluckcluckluke Overrun With Chickens

  8. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Guess my girl isn't alone.

    My smallest eggs are the little "fart" eggs that have no yolk. Never weighed one. I have a family that ALWAYS wants those eggs when I get one, and their little boys fight over them.
     

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