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2 chicks 1 egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by codyrhodes, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. codyrhodes

    codyrhodes Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 14, 2011
    Has anyone ever hatched a double yolk egg and had 2 chicks come out?
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Yup. There is a really cool video on youtube of a lady who did 2 double yolkers in one hatch. Only 3 survived.

    Most people avoid doing it, because it is near impossible. They dont want to start a chick growing that is pretty much doomed. ya know?
  3. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Flippin, AR
    I saw that video. I sat there the whole time just spell-bound. I kept talking at it, telling her to just wait, wait, let it come out on it's own! But she must have known what she was doing, cause the chicks were fine. The one that didn't make it, was deformed and wouldn't have lived anyway.

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