What an egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tnmommy, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. tnmommy

    tnmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder how an ostrich got into the coop to lay this one lol...Young Australop hen laid this egg yesterday.
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  2. SelfMadeFarming

    SelfMadeFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :thumbsup
     
  3. sepaditty1

    sepaditty1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woowee! That's a whole omelette!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Double yolker?
    Hard to tell how big without something in the pic, like a quarter or dollar bill for scale.
    Did you weigh it?
     
  5. tnmommy

    tnmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll take a picture with a quarter later.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    That is one big egg!!!! I have an Australorp that lays huge eggs too. Must be an Aussie thing. [​IMG]
     
  7. Cheryl1948

    Cheryl1948 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 15 girls started laying Dec.22 2013. Sarah, one of the Ameracaunas, lays huge double yokers almost every time she lays an egg. It's amazing.
     

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