Can a double yolk egg hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beckychick, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. beckychick

    beckychick Songster

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    two chicks, or just one? I can tell when my hen lays a double yolk because it is a lot bigger, but what happens?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Sometimes they hatch. It is very rare though!
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  4. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    Unusual, but yes, it happens. Always twins. [​IMG] Read the thread posted above by Imp. It truly is fascinating.
     

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