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What was your largest egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Fabidon, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. Fabidon

    Fabidon Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 25, 2011

    Hi all: My Barred Rock is laying eggs that appear too large to pass. I was wondering if others are getting these very over-sized eggs too. The last one she laid weighs 121 grams and fills my hand. How does that stack up to your experiences?
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2013
  2. sbhkma

    sbhkma Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's a huge egg. My 8 mo old cuckoo marans lay eggs half that size- 52-60 grams and I thought THOSE were big! My speckled sussex lay eggs around 45-50 grams. Is she having trouble laying them?
  3. Delight30

    Delight30 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a RSL that lays eggs that size... she will do it for 2 or 3 days in a row, before going back to normal size eggs. I can not put them in a regular egg carton.
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    A few Years ago our Black Star would lay double yolkers that easily bottomed out my 100 gram scale. Like yours wouldn't fit in a carton and easily over 3.5 ounces. It's nice to only use one egg for a sunny side up on toast.

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