really big egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jimmythechicken, May 23, 2011.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    we went down to the coop today and we found this really big egg does anyone know if it is a double yolk or if it is just egg bound
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    (it is the one on the left)
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    You can candle or break it open to see if it is a double yolker. I would see no reason to think your hen is eggbound if she has no symptoms. Maybe your hen just wanted to impress you. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 23, 2011
  3. Totes Quackers

    Totes Quackers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every overly large egg we have collected has been a double yoker!
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