One of my hens laid a HUGE egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kevm2017, Mar 24, 2018.

  1. kevm2017

    kevm2017 Songster

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    Hello chicken Friends!! I am so excited but at the same time sad for the hen I have 24 chickens and yesterday that I went to collect the eggs I notice there was a huge one in the nest clutch. I am surprised and feel bad for the hen :/. Let me share some pics and let me know what you all think. ( 3.7 Oz) 105g even a leghorn jumbo egg is small next to that one.
     

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  2. ByrdFeathers

    ByrdFeathers Songster

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    :barnie:barnie Your hen
     
  3. Y master

    Y master Chirping

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    I've heard of cases of this happening usually the reason is because there are more than one yolk inside.
     
  4. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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  5. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    Make sure you take a picture of the twin sunsets inside!
     
  6. will1975

    will1975 Hatching

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    looks like a double yolker to me =]
     
  7. mixedbreeds

    mixedbreeds Songster

    I have got 3 of those this month from a medium size EE poor thing they were all 3.7 to 3.8 ounces yummy double yolkers pretty green on the outside dark orange on the inside. Good job for your hen should give her an extra treat for that egg.
     
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  8. hogslayer

    hogslayer In the Brooder

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    I have a leghorn that lays big double yolk eggs like that. I love em :)
     
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  9. Thechickenchick2

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    Definitely a double yolker!
     
  10. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Could be a shelled egg inside a shelled egg.
     

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