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Wanna see the BIGGEST egg ever? - Updated!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Illia, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    So today I was just going out, minding my own business, collecting a bunch of eggs, then suddenly. . . . I grabbed this enormous, monstrous freak of nature!!


    It is obviously from a new Marans pullet, and just looks pale because the color has been sprayed over such a vast surface. . . (none of my Marans normally lay this pale of eggs) but golly I feel SOO sorry for the poor girl who had to pass this boulder!!

    And to REALLY get an idea of size, here's it against normal eggs. . .


    I've come a cross a LOT of double yolkers, freakishly big eggs (and not double yolkers) and so on. . . But nothing like this guy. I weighed it, and it was 6 ounces.
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2010
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] Thats huge!!!!
  3. kristen2678

    kristen2678 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2009
    North Berwick Maine
    I wonder if it's an egg inside an egg? Crack it open!!!!
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Oh that poor poor girl! I guess thats how a women would feel if she delivered twins naturally? LOL...
  5. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Somewhere out there, you've got a bowlegged hen....
  6. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Holy geez, you need to find that hen and give it a hug and a pep talk. It hurts just looking at that.

    Are you gonna open it up and see if theres a triple yolker in there??
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
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    Last edited: Oct 21, 2010
  8. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    The only time I got one that size, it was an egg in an egg. The inside egg was a Jumbo. The hen didn't lay again for a week and then only laid Large eggs for 2 weeks.

    Last edited: Oct 21, 2010
  9. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    Owwwww!! What was she doing, building a nuclear warhead?! [​IMG] Imagine if that thing ever ripened [​IMG]
  10. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2010
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Crack that baby open!!!

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