Size of oblong object laid by female fowl relative to size of roo?

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  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Would the size of the roo have anything to do with the size of the egg laid by the hen? Red and Buffy have been hanging out will Nugget lately and Red just laid the biggest egg she's ever laid in her fluffy life.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:WHOA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    LOL,, ever see a chicken smoke a cigarette?
     
  4. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LMAO!!! oh gosh sorry for that but with the "glitch" on the site today that post was downright hillarious [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    LOL,, but aside from BYC day, do you think the roo would affect the size of the recently laid ova?
     
  6. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    Quote:No, it would be in the female fowl's genes to determine size and shape of the shelled object she expels.
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Quote:No, it would be in the female fowl's genes to determine size and shape of the shelled object she expels.

    RATS! Thanks though, I was hoping since it was an EX Lg representation of what is left by the Easter Bunny,,, it meant it might be Nuggetron's progeny.
     
  8. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    My hen laid a double yolk egg the other day, and I don't have a rooster.
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My girls have layed some pretty big eggs before I got my Roo and now after he is gone. I really didn't notice any difference in the eggs except being fertile when I had my Roo.
     
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Roos make no difference in the size of the egg.... it's probably a double yolker... it'll taste great scrambled.
     

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