RE: The giant egg in the chicken egg nest

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickNLittle, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I tried to upload the photo of the biggest darn chicken egg that I found in the nest yesterday. But this egg is tinted and it is about 4 inches big and probably as fat around as my leghorn eggs. This came from a friends nest. She has arancana's, RIR, Barred Rocks, bantams and two Turkeys. Female and Male. I swear this has got to be a turkey egg. They are running together. What do you guys/gals think? I'm so curious. I put it in the hova bator just to see if the thing hatches. Its in there with the rest of my eggs. I can probably send a photo through PM, I hope. Tehe!
     
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Over large eggs are generally double-yolkers.

    There is little point trying to incubate it, esp as they taste so good [​IMG]
     
  3. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just can't bare to eat them though.
     
  4. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    I'll send you my address [​IMG]

    The recommendation to only incubate regular shaped and sized eggs is pretty well founded .... if you do try it, let us know hoe it yurns out.
     
  5. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No...this egg is not large its HUGE! It has to be a triple yoker, or a Turkey egg. Tehe!
     
  6. hazelton farms

    hazelton farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Send me a pic..maybe I can help figure it out!

    [email protected]

    I have turkeys and every other day I also get a double yolker egg from the chickens. [​IMG]

    Stacy
     
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    I had a chicken egg the other day that was 4.5 ozs. It was a double yolker-I thought at least a triple but, no. [​IMG]
     

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