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What is the biggest/heaviest egg your chicken has ever laid?....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by outdoorsii, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. outdoorsii

    outdoorsii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my Whitey, my white leghorn egg the other day, she's laid multiple eggs like this in the past almost 2yrs but this time I finally weighed it, a whopping 3.5oz!! My other 2 RIR eggs only weighed the usual 2.2oz & 2.3oz.
     
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    That's huge.
    I have a White Minorca/Black Penedesenca cross that laid a 79 gram and an 87.5 gram egg on back to back days.
    Her mother, a white minorca, regularly lays 70 plus gram eggs as do some of the Pene hens.

    70+ is a jumbo
     
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  3. outdoorsii

    outdoorsii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I looked it up & 1oz= 28.35g......so 3.5 oz is the same as 99.2g

    So yea, 87.5 is pretty big, lets see thats about....3.1 oz.

    Yea usually avg size of my white leghorn & RIR eggs are around 2.2 oz or so, which is about 62.3g
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    So did it turn out to be a double yolker?
    Neither of the 2 I mentioned were.
     
  5. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    our hen layed a whopper the othe day. i didn't think to weigh it, wish i had. i dropped it putting it in the fridge, *#@!%$^& it was a single yolk.
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  6. I hardly ever weigh eggs before they get sold (they go like hotcakes, and I've got almost 2 to 3 dozen a day). But I did once and I think the biggest was 71g. I have a BR that is 4 years old and gives me at least 4-5 eggs a week and hers are always the biggest. She's my good little Lullabelle. [​IMG]I'm pretty sure she's who laid that one. I weighed a couple dozen once and I was shocked that technically most of my eggs are mediums. I would have thought they'd qualify as large, but whatever, as long as I get eggs I'm okay with it. [​IMG]
     
  7. Rezia

    Rezia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Huge! Looks like it hurt!
    Rezia
     
  8. outdoorsii

    outdoorsii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep sure was a dbl yolker! :)
     
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    outdoorsii Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I had a picture of the SUPER Super Jumbo egg one of my Red Sex Links laid. It was the typical egg shape and weighed in at 115 Grams! It was so big it looked like a peacock egg only brown. It was only a double yolker though. I've also had some weigh 106 & 107 Grams.

    By the way, my chart classifies a jumbo egg as 65-73 Grams and a super jumbo as 74+ Grams.


    Oops ...thats peahen egg :p
     
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