Super large egg layer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Agnes the Wonder Chicken, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Agnes the Wonder Chicken

    Agnes the Wonder Chicken In the Brooder

    Jun 2, 2011
    Mims, Florida
    I have a Black Sex Link chicken, Agnes. She lays the largest eggs I have ever seen. Is this normal for this breed or is she just "special"? It amazes me that this size egg actually comes out of her. The people I sell eggs to always want the Agnes eggs and giggle like school children when they open the container and look at them. I would love to get some more chickens that lay these very large eggs.
  2. bgelber

    bgelber Songster

    Jul 24, 2009
    Athens, al
    Sorry not special. I wince every time I see one of my sex link eggs. I can't even close the lid on a Jumbo carton.

    Now you may get more and they only lay the "large" every once in a while.

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