ouch! BIG guinea egg

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by warcard, May 13, 2008.

  1. warcard

    warcard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The poor girl must have been walking funny after this :eek: [​IMG]

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  2. debakadeb

    debakadeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness...wonder if it's twins [​IMG]
     
  3. lilcountry

    lilcountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is humongous! How do guinea eggs compare to chicken eggs? Do they taste the same?
     
  4. CrowinKing

    CrowinKing Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats as big as the turkey egg OUCH!
     
  5. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color are your guineas? All of the eggs I have are just like the middle egg. I know that the pearl ones are laying those.

    I found a nest of what you call "normal guinea eggs" and I wasnt sure what they were. One was mixed in with the larger size
     
  6. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure that's a guinea egg? It looks like a turkey egg to me (the one in the middle). It's shaped more like a turkey egg and has spots. My guinea eggs never have spots.
     
  7. warcard

    warcard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster - we have pearl? guineas, the regular dark gray with white spots, and a couple lavenders, we have never had an egg this big before

    Chickenannie - nope it can't be a turkey egg since my guineas are contained and separate from the turkeys, I do get eggs with spots, not normally so pronounced, but that might just be due to the larger size

    I did have a chicken rooster in the pen, but he is just a little guy, maybe five pounds and all his sisters lay eggs just a little bigger than the 'normal' guinea egg, so I don't think he did it [​IMG]

    lilcountry - we haven't eaten any of our guinea eggs yet, we get to much money for the keets, but I have been told they are 'richer'
     
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  8. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
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    interesting...my eggs arent solid brown. they are more tan w/brown spots.
     
  9. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    monsterous! [​IMG]
     
  10. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
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    just to compare, here are my guinea eggs. some are larger compared to the one smaller tan one.

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    most of mine look like the new guinea egg you found today.
     

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