The biggest egg I have ever gotten from my girls!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MsChickenMomma, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. MsChickenMomma

    MsChickenMomma Overrun With Chickens

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    I got this giant egg from my 5 year old Buff Orpington this morning. This hen lays jumbo eggs (2.8 to 3.0 ounces) about 4-5 days per week. At 5 years old!! [​IMG] Today she laid her biggest one yet. It weighed 3.4 ounces! (97 grams) I couldn't believe my eyes when I pulled it out of the nest box!


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  2. reckless

    reckless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is HUGE!!! Wow! [​IMG] Good job Ms. Orpington! Hope it didn't hurt too much coming out!
     
  3. fallenangel79

    fallenangel79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice egg :) I want a big egg. lol!!
     
  4. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow!! Way to go!!
     
  5. MsChickenMomma

    MsChickenMomma Overrun With Chickens

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    Surprisingly the egg was only a single yolker. I was expecting it to be a double because of the size.
     
  6. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow. I was expecting a triple yolker out of that! [​IMG]
     
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