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Can a double yoker hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Animalian, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2011
    Australia
    Just wondering because I doubt there would be space for two chicks in the slightly bigger than normal egg. Would the chicks grow then die in the egg when space runs out? Or only one chick grows would the other yolk go festy? Or would it be infertile no matter what?
    Just makes me think cos some people have hens who lay lots of double yokers. Could it ever be possible to breed hens that produce a majority of double yokers? I wouldn't want to, an oversized egg every day = ouch! but yes...
     
  2. Imp

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