Opened Supersized Jumbo Jumbo Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by evaraye, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. evaraye

    evaraye Out Of The Brooder

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    I cracked open the jumbo jumbo egg that I posted the other day... this is what I found:
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    Not what I expected... I thought for sure I'd have at least 3 yolks... all it was was one small egg inside
    another... the smaller egg didn't drop so a new egg formed around it... the smaller egg wasn't fully formed.
    Well the surprise is over... We didn't break any records... but it was fun! I'm pretty sure that my Henrietta is laying again... she usually gives me jumbo eggs at least once a day. She layed this supersized one on Saturday and we didn't see anything from her until today, Thursday and it was a perfectly round egg and large... I wouldn't say it was Jumbo... I'm so proud of my girlies...
    Hope you enjoy the pictures...
    Have a great weekend.
    evaraye
     
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2008
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    You might want to give her a "donut" to sit on, after pushing that one out... wowzers!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. mandomama

    mandomama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mystery Solved! Thanks for sharing with us!
     
  4. chickmomma30

    chickmomma30 Out Of The Brooder

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    wow that was a very very large egg. I have seen a three yoker in a large egg before. was really cool. I love it when there is two yokes or more.lol i would get the hen a donut wow no wonder she did not lay till today.
     
  5. McGoo

    McGoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    poor little gal... that must have been a doosie! [​IMG]
     
  6. WillsMama93

    WillsMama93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW.... how cool is that!!! That girls deserves some TCL, and some preparation H...[​IMG]
     
  7. Dotty

    Dotty Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my GOSH, that egg is huge. [​IMG]
     
  8. jessica117

    jessica117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is just crazy! Cool, but crazy. [​IMG]
     
  9. QueenieBee

    QueenieBee Out Of The Brooder

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    Ouch! No wonder she needed a break! [​IMG]
     
  10. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey if your hen gives jumbos on a daily basis maybe it's that rare breed Ostricher!!!!
     
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2008

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