Should I incubate it?? super huge egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pattgal, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found an egg this morning that was so big I could not believe my eyes. I've seen double yolkers before but this tops it
    it weighs 4 oz (120grams) Should I try and hatch it? if it was a double yolker there would be enough room to have 2 normal sized chicks in there
    I'm trying to get a picture up but the computer is being slow
     
  2. spartman

    spartman Out Of The Brooder

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    Before you do anything with it, you should candle the egg.

    That way you can check to see if there are any cracks in the shell or if its porous.

    If you have either of those, dont bother putting it in the bater.

    Otherwise, why not.
     
  3. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Roree-23

    Roree-23 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow!
    I once had a bantam lay a "normal chicken" sized egg. I let her keep it and it hatched one massive chick. Sadly it was a boy and so went to a friend for dinner.
    I know there was a double yolker that hatched to someone on this board recently, it would certainly be exciting to try.
     
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  5. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm just wondering if it's gonna take longer to incubate. I hear some ppl only have pips on day 21 for large eggs. this one is bigger than jumbo
     
  6. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:well thats all i try to incubate is the large eggs like my mom says "Big eggs means big chicken"
     
  7. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    could be the elusive triple yolker...
     
  8. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG [​IMG] That is one big egg... I vote incubate, and I will be following [​IMG]
     
  9. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:She replied to one of my threads. yes it would be terribly exiting. I just got news I could go back to work as soon as Friday. would it fit in a auto turner??? [​IMG]
     
  10. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try and candle it tonight and see how many yolks there are
     

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