4 yolks in one egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tepchickens, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. tepchickens

    tepchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    So I cracked open my egg for breakfast this morning and to my amazement it had four yolks!! This is my first flock. I have ten chickens and three have been laying for about two weeks. It was the first full size egg we have gotten. Does this happen often? Will it continue?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow, 4 yolks must have been tough on the girl that laid it!

    I've never had more than 2 yolks in an egg. 4 yolks is not very common.
     
  3. sanmar4chickens

    sanmar4chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! You got 4 eggs in 1! I would assume is very rare occurance.
     
  4. mrchickenpoop

    mrchickenpoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow do you have any pics to share with all of us!
     

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