Someone laid a big one! pics - wonder if this is another triple yolk?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by aimeeinwv, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    I posted a few weeks back about one of my hens producing all double and triple yolk eggs - we hadn't had one since. Thought I jinxed myself! hehe!

    Today I found this monster in the nesting box. OUCH! My sister in law said someone needed an epidural for that!

    We haven't cracked it yet, our 11 year old son asked us to save it for him for breakfast tomorrow morning, he wants to cook it himself. He loves the fresh eggs!! I'll update tomorrow afternoon on what it was - double or triple... or maybe just a big FAT single! [​IMG]

    In the pic, I have it next to a new colored pencil and a regular LARGE egg. In the other, you can see how much bigger it is in the carton - I couldn't close the lid so it had to come back out. hehe!!! I measured the monster and it was 3.5 inches.

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    Last edited: Nov 14, 2009
  2. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Ow.
     
  3. Ldyjarhead

    Ldyjarhead Out Of The Brooder

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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I have had some really large eggs before but I haven't got a double yolk yet. [​IMG]
     
  5. OpheliaChick

    OpheliaChick Out Of The Brooder

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  6. hrmalexandra

    hrmalexandra Out Of The Brooder

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    Any idea what breed of chicken laid it?
     
  7. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Either a Sexlink (we have black and Gold) or a Silver Laced Wyandotte - the Production Reds will ONLY use certain nests.. and they are on the other side of the coop.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Youch!
     
  9. DragonFeathers

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    Wow...
     

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