Strange egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pattycake, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. pattycake

    pattycake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Jersey Giant who lays the TALLEST eggs I've ever seen. When I put them in an egg carton, I can't shut it! Because they dont' fit in in the carton, I usually don't sell them but eat them myself. And I've found that the white is extremely runny -- fills almost the whole pan, even when fresh.

    What does the size of the egg have to do with the quality of the white? Any idea about what's going on?
     
  2. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    I don't know the answer to this but I am really interested to find out what the answer is [​IMG]
     
  3. ken facemire

    ken facemire Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you post a picture of it/
     
  4. barnwife

    barnwife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When pullets lay eggs , or the first couple of each laying cycle, they are usually long and thinner, sometimes with a twirly/spirally-looking top to them.

    They SHOULD (every chicken gives birth different and develops different...like womens labors, the kid comes out, just a little differently each time) get a little wider over time...maybe you just have an interesting egg to blow out for an Easter decoration!
     

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