One Huge EGG????

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ItalianoChicken, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. ItalianoChicken

    ItalianoChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    The other morning we found One HUGE EGG in our nesting box now we have never seen any egg this size before and back to a normal size wow how did this happen? I have some pictures trying to figure how to upload them here! Anyone had any experiences like this?
    ItalianoChicken
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Yep, sometimes hens will lay a double yolked egg (it wasn't all that uncommon with my Black Sex Links) and on rare occasions a hen will even lay a triple yolked egg (although I don't remember ever having a triple yolker laid by any of my hens). Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. As Michael says, its quite normal. One of my girls lays a whopper every 3 days or so which are double yolkers - the poor thing walks like a cowboy [​IMG].

    All the best
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  4. ItalianoChicken

    ItalianoChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL oh that made me laugh poor girl!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you have to feel for the poor hen after that. Is that the egg in your avatar? Maybe an ostrich stopped by and left one in the nest, because she couldn't hold on any longer. [​IMG]
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  7. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same thing is common with one of my girls. Double yolkers.
     
  8. ItalianoChicken

    ItalianoChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    lol yes it is i even have a pic of it in the egg carton next to the others, I was wondering if my neighbor was playing a trick on me cause he has two ducks lol
    haha
    ItalianoChicken
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. ItalianoChicken

    ItalianoChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I cracked that Huge Egg today it was a DOUBLE YOKER and made for a great breakfast!!!!!
     

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