Peanut laid this GIANT egg!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Snack Giver, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Snack Giver

    Snack Giver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our youngest hen named Peanut laid a egg that I just don't understand how this happened. Has anyone else had a random 3x the normal size egg? We have been giving all our birds a lot of protein.
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  2. lowry075

    lowry075 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ouch [​IMG]
     
  3. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A double yolker most likely. Our Barred Rock Maude has laid two or three of these so far. It's funny considering our Jersey Giant lays these itty bitty starter eggs.
     
  4. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

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    Thats a double yolker. All Thalia laid for the first two months of laying were doubles. Crack it open. They make pretty cool dippy eggs!
     
  6. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could have 3 yolks--When our RIR started laying about once a week we would get an egg with 3 yolks and one time Peep layed a double yolker inside a double yolker. That's 4 yolks. And 2 eggs but inside. But that egg was hudge we couldnt even fit it in a jumbo carton.
     
  7. jinxschuh

    jinxschuh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw an egg this big in another post here at BYC... They video taped cracking it open and there was a WHOLE other egg, shell and all inside. I think the title of the post was 'egg in an egg' or something like that and I can't remember what topic it was posted in... I'll double check my previous postings and see if I can find it and come back to edit this message with link for you...


    BRB....


    Here it is:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=497633
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2011
  8. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That had to HURT !!
     
  9. Gullygarden

    Gullygarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she ok?
     

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