Australorp hen in SE Iowa lays 'egg-normous' prize
BONAPARTE, Iowa (AP) - A hen in southeast Iowa has provided its owner with a prize he calls "egg-normous."
It's a 4.1-ounce beauty that's about twice the size of large eggs sold by the dozens in supermarkets.
After it was laid Feb. 18 by an Australorp hen, 37-year-old Nathan Batten carried the egg around in his coat pocket for a couple of days to show his friends. He's since put it in his refrigerator.
The egg measures 3.5 inches long, 6.5 inches around.
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