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the biggest egg ever

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sonomachicks, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. sonomachicks

    sonomachicks Out Of The Brooder

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    My year old Welsummer has been laying big eggs ever since she started it; however, a couple of weeks ago, she laid two huge eggs that we've never seen before. They are about 3in tall and 2in wide. I thought they were double yolks, but no. My other BR hen is laying normal size eggs, even she eats more than the Welsummer. Do you ever have an egg that big?[​IMG]
     
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    [​IMG] And I thought our double yolkers were big...
     
  3. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ouch!
     
  4. Dave1979m

    Dave1979m Just Hatched

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    Do they taste as good as they look?
     
  5. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a 3 1/4 x 2 inch egg from a Barred.Still got the pic on my phone. Someone posted a pic here that was a 3 1/2 inch by 2 1/4. Dont know how they do it.[​IMG]
     
  6. sonomachicks

    sonomachicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I thought they were a bit of flat in taste, and lighter in color and less thick (kind of runny).
     
  7. Echolalia

    Echolalia Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:No, but I had this mutant egg last week:

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    The one in the middle is Rosie's normal egg, the one on the right is a store bought egg. The one on left measured about 3.75 inches long. It was freaky.
     

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