Woman Finds Another Egg Inside A Giant Egg

Caters_NewsPublished: February 2, 2017560,141 views
Published: February 2, 2017

A housewife got the shock of her life when she cracked open a huge egg to find a smaller egg inside - perfectly intact. Maria Glória de Souza, 64, collected the gigantic egg from the chicken coop in the backyard of her house in Catalao, central Brazil, after it was laid by one of her hens. The ginormous offering was triple the size of a normal egg, weighing in at 175grams (6.5ounces).

Maria, who has been rearing chickens for over twenty years, said: "It was a super-size egg, really big. I had just taken it from underneath the chicken so it was still warm, when I realized I was holding something unusual." The phenomenon is called a counter-peristalsis contraction and occurs while the hen is in the process of forming an egg, where a second yolk is being released before the first egg forms completely.

This counter-peristalsis contraction, resulting from the premature release of a second egg cell into the oviduct, causes the first egg in the eggshell gland to reverse its course and be pushed back up to the top of the oviduct and then added to the egg cell that was just released into the oviduct. 

Sounds a little complicated, but still amazing, isn’t it?

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15 comments

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    marise54 · 32 weeks ago

    bullshit...laying an egg that size would have killed the chicken.

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      petraone · 32 weeks ago

      Look it up for yourself, this is not the first time it's happened. Use Bing or Google or whatever. I'm sure you'll find it. I'm not doing the research for you, if you think what I have written is BS then prove it.

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      algonacchick · 32 weeks ago

      This is really does happen. Here is another video explaining how it happens. This video actually shows someone cracking the larger egg open to reveal an intact smaller egg. This happened in Japan. https://youtu.be/FLt7bLIgv9o

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    petraone · 32 weeks ago

    This sometimes happens when one egg doesn't pass through the hen normally as it should and the other egg forms around it. This is what I have read about this once before when I saw a post similar to this.

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    Krista · 32 weeks ago

    Why are All the eggs are so dirty? Ewww

    • 1 rumble
      Krista · 32 weeks ago

      My eggs are never dirty, but I keep a clean coop and nest boxes, I won't eat one that nasty.

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        Jimmers128069 · 32 weeks ago

        There's a shell around it you prissy little cunts

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          Starr51 · 30 weeks ago

          You can wash them.

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        KDee · 12 weeks ago

        You really can't be that naive! Think about it; where do the eggs come from? Do you think they drop out of heaven?

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      MountainMama · 30 weeks ago

      The egg factory (that makes your eggs) sorts and washes your eggs before putting them in the carton that goes to your supermarket. Fresh eggs sometimes have a little evidence they were created naturally.

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      KDee · 12 weeks ago

      You really can't be that naive! Think about it; where do the eggs come from? Do you think they drop out of heaven?

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    jimstadler · 32 weeks ago

    I bought a dozen organic brown jumbo eggs from Trader Joe's and one of them had another brown egg inside. Inside of that was a third, white, egg. Egg number three had a tiny yoke and white matter. I have pictures.

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      Caters_News · 31 weeks ago

      Feel free to send them over to us on video(at)catersnews.com - we are always look for unique, quirky stories!

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    mutten · 21 weeks ago

    I have seen other story's like this before, So i know this is a true story !! Look it up and you'll see for your self Marise54, not trying to make you look bad but it's true!! have a great day :)

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    KDee · 12 weeks ago

    The story is as FAKE, as is that HUGE egg!