A hen in Eastwood, UK, lay an egg that was 9.1 inches in diameter, exceeding the standing record of 8.6 inches.

Hens’ eggs typically have a circumference of 5.5 inches and are 2.3 inches long.  Mr Barbouti, a 64-year-old taxi driver from Eastwood, near Southend in Essex, said:

‘My hens have laid big eggs before but when I saw this one I was gobsmacked.  Harriet is only a young hen, she’s about six months old, and has only just started laying eggs.  She was limping a bit but she was all right. I’m really proud of her. She doesn’t seem to have been putting off laying as she’s still producing eggs.’

Via: the Daily Mail

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