all double yolks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by danielbrown, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. danielbrown

    danielbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought some fresh eggs today at the local fleamarket.
    They looked nice, different shades of light brown.
    Some different sizes and shapes.
    They passed the float test, but 5 out of 5 that i cracked are DYs.

    Anybody ever seen this before?
     
  2. lakeshorenc

    lakeshorenc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We used to stop at this little vegetable stand on the side of the road (Hwy 74/76) and they sold DY eggs and had several dozens. We bought 2 dozen and sure enough they were all DY. I don't know how they got them.
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Pretty wild odds there! I know that when my BR's start laying I get a lot of DY's. Then they figure it out and start laying normal eggs. Too bad, we love the doubles!
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I had a long run last year when a couple of the BO's in my layer house laid double yolkers all the time. Hasn't happened since then.
     
  5. danielbrown

    danielbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its 6 out 6 DY now and they tasted good too.
    I candled the 2dz that are left and 19 are DY and the other 5 are too dark to tell.
     

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