what kind of bird lays a jumbo egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rotzilla, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. rotzilla

    rotzilla In the Brooder

    does anyone know what type of bird lays jumbo eggs?
    please help us.


    proud owner of 10 hens and 2 roos houdini and jose, rottweiler and shoo-poo too
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2008
  2. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    A sore one! [​IMG]

    OK now seriously, we have leg horns, buff orps, barred rocks, and a couple of other breeds. some days the eggs are bigger than others some days they are smaller.
  3. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    My Black Sex Links usally lay egg so big I can't close the carton.
  4. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    Delaware's are known to lay jumbo's.
  5. BackSwampGirl

    BackSwampGirl Songster

    Feb 17, 2008
    Richlands,NC 28574
    [​IMG] Hey mine are so big and this is the truth,they have 2 yokes,& 3 yokes.And it fills up the palm of my hand.The chickens are Rhode Island Reds,Red Stars,and the Turken,(Naked neck).I don`t know how those little Red Stars can lay that big of an egg,but they are over past a JUMBO.And i too have to tape the cartoon together,or put them in something else,,,Really,,If you would like to hatch some,let me know. BackSwampGirl,NC
  6. Cheryl

    Cheryl Songster

    I believe in most cased the older the chicken gets the bigger the egg, but I also imagine it depends on the type of chicken, obviously a bantam won't be laying a "jumbo" maybe jumbo for a bantam, but not a rir [​IMG]
  7. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    I can only go by eggs that Im hatching, since I have none old enough to lay, but of the eggs in the incubator, the largest eggs are the EE's from Jody. I also got some buff brahma eggs that Im incubating right now that are enormous.
  8. professor-yellow

    professor-yellow Songster

    Mar 23, 2008
    The best of my knowledge the type of bird that lays the real jumbos are ostrich or emu.
  9. flakey chick

    flakey chick Songster

    May 3, 2007
    I saw a big yellow bird on sesame street that I am sure lays big eggs.
  10. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Quote:I'm sure HE does. [​IMG]

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