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the HUGE egg we got today.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by howipinchapenny, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. howipinchapenny

    howipinchapenny In the Brooder

    Apr 19, 2009
    This is a double yolk 3 7/8 oz egg. The thing is HUGE!!! It fills the palm of my hand!
    My question is what is that 'crack' line in the middle. It looks like it is a fuse of 2 eggs together.

    Is this normal? Should I expect it to happen again?

  2. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wow! That's huge! [​IMG]
  3. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Wow! That is one huge egg! It does look like two eggs fused together. Maybe your chicken "misfired"! I've had double-yolkers before, but never with the line, like that.

    Very cool! [​IMG]

    Do you know which of your chickens laid it? I'd guess it's the one whose eyes are watering! [​IMG]
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Nice!!! That's a big one! Congrats [​IMG]
  5. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Songster

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    Ouch....really looks like 2 'wanna-be' eggs fused neatly. Hey, it happens in people.....Is it a double yolker? I guess double yolkers/large eggs happen occasionally, have not seen one with a distinct line in the shell like that though...Pretty neat!
  6. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

    May 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    WOW! I had a great big one once from one of my Cornish Rocks and it was a triple yolker! Yours might be a quad yolker. [​IMG]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hey, is this part of "Candid Coopery<' it's s trick egg right - glued together - we can see the line.

    Just kidding, I wonder if you have an Emu leaving eggs behind.

  8. cwhit590

    cwhit590 Songster

    Nov 6, 2008
    SW Michigan
    Ouchies! [​IMG]

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