The KING of all eggs- Holy Moly !

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by heathersboers, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Went out to the coop today and what did i find- This HUGE moster of an egg that my cornish X pullet laid!!! It is 3 X the size of a normal egg. here it is-and in the bator it went just out of curiosity. This is by far the biggest chicken egg I have ever laid my eyes on-betting its a double yolker-we shall see- If it is -can it hatch??

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  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    Wow...are you sure it isn't a triple-yoker? That egg is H-U-G-E!
     
  3. chickeypoo

    chickeypoo The Enabler

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    i dunno how well it would hatch. the egg gets quite cramped from the two embryos. and if they do hatch i have heard they die soon after hatching.. but i haven't been here for a while to hear any new stories on them. maybe someone else has better outcomes.
     
  4. CountryBoy007

    CountryBoy007 New Egg

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    Wow that is huge ive had similar i had Britain hens that looked like roosters and had 3 or 4 yolks in there eggs they laid about two a week.
    And i can answer your hatching questions, the hatching will not occur one egg only has enough naturally vitamins to support one birds life, the egg will not hatch , sorry!, Ive tried it before too haha
     
  5. chickeypoo

    chickeypoo The Enabler

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    if there are two yolks there are enough vitamins for two birds. and they have hatched before.. just not with great results. or they die before they get out of the shell cuz there is only one air sac for one bird.

    So, it can be done.
     
  6. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    You are likely wasting your time setting it.

    I'd definitely candle it though. If it's a triple yolker or better I'd take photos.
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] HUGE!!! I would candle it to see if there are two or more yolks before setting it. If it is just one, I can tell you it will be a HUGE chick. I had a big egg in my last hatch and the chicks name is Gigantor.
     
  8. akcharlie1960

    akcharlie1960 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poor chicken. OUCH!!![​IMG]
     
  9. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] WOW!
     
  10. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Maybe the neighbors ostrich got loose?!?!
     

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