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Giant egg laid in Great Wishford
A HEN in Great Wishford delivered a hefty surprise to its owner when it produced a giant egg.
The un-egg-spected monster is slightly under four inches long, just under nine inches in circumference and weighs about 175g – making it about four times the size of a regular chicken egg.
It was laid by one of Sandra Jones’ one-year-old Plymouth Rock hens at her home in Great Wishford.
Unfortunately the enormous egg doesn’t beat the world record - a whopping five-yolked egg measuring 12.2 inches around the long axis and weighing almost 340g, which was laid in 1896.
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