2yolk eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by focusonfarming, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. focusonfarming

    focusonfarming Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently had four hens start laying. For a week now, we have been getting large oblong eggs with two yolks. Why does this happen? Is there something I am doing wrong or not doing that I should? We think of it as a two~fer kinda thing and enjoy it. Is this breed specific. I think it's either a black Australorp or a Red sex link.

    Thank you for any advice and help in advance!

    Jon
     
  2. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is most likely the red sex link. They are a hybrid breed created for egg laying. I too have a red sex link that lays double yolked eggs from time to time. Not all sex links will lay a double yolked eggs, but its normal and very common for one to lay a double yolked egg.
     

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