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Old 03-17-2013, 03:49 AM
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Smile extra lg eggs

Thought I would share these pics with ya'll.
I have a hen that is laying these humongous eggs, but don't know which one she is lol The pics do not do them Justice they are almost the size of a tennis ball. the other eggs here are ex lg so don't know what ya would call the big ones. Super duper x-large eggs. lol
This is the 3rd one this month. Have not opened one yet. Almost afraid too lol

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Old 03-17-2013, 10:40 AM
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Wow----Nice!!
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:30 PM
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Oh my, your eggs are beautiful! Somewhere have heard 'happy chickens will lay big eggs'. Yours must be mighty happy, to lay such huge eggs! Wonder if the
"Super duper x-large eggs" will have more than 1 yoke...gosh, how many yokes can one egg have...? To look at the size of the hugest ones, must be at least 4 of them in there, an I donno nuttin bout eggs atol!

Sissy, if we ever get our lil chicken coop, an the chickens lay eggs half the size of yours, would be ever so happy! Congratulations!
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:14 PM
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OH my!!! All I can say is poor lil hen. That is one big aig. I have in the past had hens that would lay an egg that is larger than normal (although not this big) and the shell would appear that there had been 2 eggs kinda melded together. They will mostly have 2 yolks. Fine for eating but I have never seen one hatch. Would imagine they would be twins and awful tiny at that. Life on the homestead is an ever changing learning experience huh sissy?

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Old 03-17-2013, 10:14 PM
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You can tell which hen it is by the look on her face............

Bwahahahahahaha...... chuckle, snort......

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Old 03-18-2013, 02:40 PM
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They were just double yokers, dang lol
My girls have laid lots of double yokers, they were bigger than the reg eggs but those 3 were way bigger. Hubby drill a hole in them & shook out the eggs. We are going to save the shell, lol
They did make yummy sandwiches this morning.
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I have had a couple just like that from our Rhode Islands. They were just ridiculously huge, almost like a goose egg. They too, turned out to be double yolkers. But not like any I've seen before. I kind of feel sorry for the chickens!
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