1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

2 Yolks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tia, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    I thought I'd seen something on here before, but did a search and didn't come up with anything.
    One of my ducks has been laying these huge eggs - I opened one this morning and there were two yolks, and one was pretty bloody. I then opened the large one she laid yesterday and it also had two yolks, but was not bloody. Will she continue to lay eggs with two yolks, she hasn't been laying for very long. I looked for a bulls eye and did not see one.

  2. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    When ducks first start to lay it is very normal to get double yolkers...sometimes you might get a shell less egg....after a few weeks, you shouldnt get as many.
  3. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Thanks.... that is pretty interesting. I will have to take one to school and show it to my students.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by