One of my hens needs a Medal of Honor, a Purple Heart or Stitches

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 2mnypets, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 11, 2007
    Galesburg, IL.
    We found the largest egg we have ever seen yesterday in the nest boxes. I immediately crossed my legs and pitied the poor hen who laid it. Never in my life have I seen a chicken egg that large. It measures almost 3 inches in length and almost 2 inches in width. It weighs 3.7oz. I wish my camera would cooperate a little more. I was attempting to get a picture of the egg with a typical size egg, but the batteries had other ideas. Will post later after I get some new ones put in.

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    Last edited: Nov 14, 2007
  2. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    I just love getting those eggs!!!! Bet it's a double yoker!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Youch and congrats!!
     
  4. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    YIKES! I'm doing the whole clenching-together-the-legs bit. But congrats and God bless the heart of that poor hen..
     

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