wow ! an egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fivebigreds, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An OEGB pullet named sugar layed this today. Can you believe this monster? (sugars is the one on the left )
    No there isn't a shell on it and that's a good thing considering how long she suffered trying to lay this. What will she do when they get bigger? Can you imagine her trying to sit on a clutch of these? Her little feet will just dangle. She is the white pullet in the photo.
    signed astonished chicken slave
    http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff105/pyriteofknox/sugarsfirstegg.jpg
    http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff105/pyriteofknox/buffs_0083.jpg
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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  3. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
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    Ya know.. I'm still astonished at how big an egg my littlest hay lays.. No wonder she acts like she's in labor trying to get the thing out.

    Congrats on your egg! [​IMG]
     
  4. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know ! She did have labor , it took her hours to get it out and she was much to spent to cackle afterwards.
    The egg was over a third as long as her body !
     
  5. bamagirl68

    bamagirl68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! That's beautiful rooster too! I am still awaiting the arrival of my first egg. My chickies were hatched September 17. Think I would be exhausted too!
     
  6. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
    South Dakota
    I always feel bad for the big egg layers, lol! I have 3 boys, and I always think that it must be like going through labor e.v.e.r.y. day :eek:

    Ok, I have to ask; what is the Coke can for? [​IMG]

    Dawn
     
  7. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The coke can is to give an idea of how small they are. [​IMG]
     
  8. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Hiya. If you're saying she struggled a long time to lay the shellless egg, the lack of shell may be why.
    JJ
     
  9. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
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    Wow that's a big egg! Plus we have the same place mat's for the table!
     
  10. BrahmaMama

    BrahmaMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2008
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    Quote:Oh duh! [​IMG] Sorry! I didn't even think of that...was thinking maybe it was some kind of chicken toy I hadn't thought about, lol!
     

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