Ouch!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by skunknchatter, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. skunknchatter

    skunknchatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found this in the nest box today. It weighs a ton. This hen has been regular all spring with no problems. Strange. I'll let you know what I find when I crack it open.
     
  2. Jenny28

    Jenny28 Out Of The Brooder

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    We haven't gotten a big one like that in a long time! I have found they are laid usually by new layers. Bet it's a double yolker! [​IMG]
     
  3. skunknchatter

    skunknchatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't had a big one for a couple of years. The hen that laid it has been laying beautiful normal eggs then this thing shows up. I feel bad for the hen!
     
  4. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    We haven't had any double yolkers from the two younger hens, but the older ones used to lay them all the time. Congrats, double yolkers are a nice surprise! ;)
     

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