weight of your big quail egg

Discussion in 'Quail' started by skywatcher, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. skywatcher

    skywatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got out my reloading scale thought I would see what quail eggs weight. Well my largest egg weighted at 182.5 grains = 30/06 elk bullet my smallest weighted 115 grains=.270 win.110 hp
    there are 7000 grains in lb. & 437.5 grains in an oz.
    big egg=.417oz small egg=.2628oz.
    eggzact weight no poop on egg shell
     
  2. fitzy

    fitzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gonna go home and weigh some eggs...i had one monster egg i saved that was almost twice the size of my others!
     
  3. tharrell

    tharrell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a gigantic one the other day that was 19 grams! It was literally the size of a small chicken egg. I opened it up and yep, it was a double yolker!

    [​IMG] From left to right: Regular quail egg, My "large" quail eggs, MONSTER EGG

    [​IMG] In the pan

    [​IMG] The dogs enjoying it! (it was cracked when I found it [​IMG])
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2009
  4. kingmt

    kingmt Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ugly ducky

    ugly ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just weighed 3 of my big eggs using my digital postal scale. They were .6oz, .6 oz, and a whopping .8 oz. Here they are. I've had several that were triple yolks. Ya have to feel sorry for the girls when they lay one that big!

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  6. kingmt

    kingmt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WoW. Ugly Ducky I would love to have some of your stock.
     
  7. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    Mine are a whopping .4 oz...teehee
     
  8. ugly ducky

    ugly ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kingmt ~ That can be arranged...LOL. I sell them all the time. Right now, I'm backed up on orders, but in a couple weeks I'll be caught up. I don't ship the BIG ones, as they don't fit in the quail eggs cartons, and are double and triple yolkers, so wouldn't hatch. But I love getting them, and usually boil those up for hubby.
     
  9. skywatcher

    skywatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow ugly ducky those eggs are the weight of 350 grains thats a 45/70 rifle bullet weight. Wondering what diameter those eggs are guessing 8 ga. Bore. I bet those quail waddle after laying those eggs. What are you doing with those ducks? lol [​IMG]
     
  10. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    I had jumbo coturnix and had some huge eggs too (I don't have quail anymore). Never thought to weigh them. Here's a pic though -

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