By Jennifer Leighfield • 08 December 2020 • 9:34
A RECORD size egg was laid by a chicken in Cabeza de Buey, Badajoz.
The egg weighing 182 grams and 19 centimetres wide, has earned the record for the largest egg in Spain, surpassing the previous one, a 176 gram specimen collected in Moixent, Valencia, in 2015.
The egg was found at La Rinconada, a company managed by Emilio M. Perez, where free-range chickens are raised, as reported by Extremadura newspaper Hoy.
The 47-year-old farmer collects hundreds of eggs every day on the farm of more than two hectares, but the discovery surprised him: “It is a size XXXXXXL” he said.
He weighed it, finding that it weighed three times more than an average egg.
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Jennifer Leighfield, born in Salisbury, UK; resident in Malaga, Spain since 1989. Degree in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, French and English from Malaga University (2005), specialising in Crime, Forensic Medicine and Genetics.
Published translations include three books by Richard Handscombe. Worked with Euro Weekly News since November 2006. Well-travelled throughout Spain and the rest of the world, fan of Harry Potter and most things ‘geek’.
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