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Amish double yolkers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by epeloquin, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. epeloquin

    epeloquin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Western Massachusetts
    I have read and heard about the Amish breeding hens that lay only double yolkers. I can see how it could rather easily be done but I wonder if it is possible to buy hens or pullets from the Amish.

    Anyone else heard of these? [​IMG]
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    Around here from what I have seen, most of the Amish raise sex links. Isa Browns. They are bred for production so I am sure that they will lay double yolks some. But a breed that just lays double yolks I personally have never heard of.

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