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OMG ... biggest egg yet! (pics)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mamabigbird, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a hen that has been laying really large eggs, but today ... it barely fit in my hand.
    I included one of our normal eggs for comparison.
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  2. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That egg is about three inches long! [​IMG]
     
  3. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, 3 inches long and I just measured the circumference!
    DRUM ROLL!!!!!!!
    6 7/8" around. OH THAT POOR HEN.
     
  4. yakibert

    yakibert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice! Must be feeding them miniature elephants!
     
  5. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    TOO FUNNY!
    I actually collect elephant things. Maybe one is missing. I'll have to do inventory.

    It's also possible that there is an ostrich in the woodpile.

    Turned out to be a double-yolker. Not surprised but still impressed.
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2012
  6. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice!! One of my hens lay really big eggs but none of them have been double-yolkers.
     
  7. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. I have one that lays really big eggs too, won't fit in the egg carton, but this one was even bigger.
    This one was from one of the other girls because the regular big egg was there too.
    I hope for my hens' sake that she doesn't lay too many of those monsters, LOL
     
  8. PsychedChicken

    PsychedChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd hate to feel how she felt after spitting THAT out
     
  9. Luvmykiddos

    Luvmykiddos Out Of The Brooder

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    No kidding! Lol!!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. xC0000005

    xC0000005 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That hen needs a donut pillow for her nest for the next few days.
     

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