What would this egg be classified?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gillianmomx5, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. gillianmomx5

    gillianmomx5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I went to collect eggs today and found one that was huge. I have 6 barred rocks and 6 red sex link hens. I weighed the egg on a digital scale and it weighed a whopping 3.37 ounces/95.5 grams. Has anyone had an egg this size. My only thought was "OUCH" for the poor girl who layed it. My girls are now 7 months old in case you were wondering. I am not sure which one was the layer. We have gotten a triple yolker before when they were starting out laying. I am really curious what is inside the egg at this point, just need to take before pics before I use it. I am getting on average 10 eggs a day.
     
  2. gottalovemychickens

    gottalovemychickens SaveAChickenRideACowboy

    that would be MAJOR JUMBO to me haha
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Double yolker. Congrats!
     
  4. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I'd call it an ostrich egg
     
  5. koifarm

    koifarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    double yolker for sure....those happen frequently when hens are just starting to lay....takes their bodies a while to regulate the egg forming/laying thing.....I got one today....
     
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] super jumbo???? More than I think 73grams is Jumbo....
     
  7. djackjr

    djackjr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poor hen..... [​IMG]

    but I bet it will by Yummy! [​IMG]
     

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