denizli twins?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ntiveheart, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    i put a dozen denizli eggs, i'd been putting aside, into the incubator the other day, and last night, decided that even though it was a day or so early, that i'd candle them.

    i have one heavy bodied hen, with the same coloring as my denizlis, running in the pen with them. i found a huge white egg and assumed it was hers even though she lays a light brown egg.

    imagine my surprise last night when i found not one, but two embryos developing in that big old egg! twin denizlis!

    what kind of chance do i have for these little guys to actually make it thru to hatching? any tips or tricks to share? i'd really appreciate any advice.

    i have no idea how to insert pictures here.....hopefully this will work.

  2. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    Fingers crossed for ya, toes too.................good luck.........
  3. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    It came happen, they can make it! Chances are you will have to help at hatching time though.

    There is a wonderful thread here someone just helped hatch twins and shared a video of how she did it as well!

    I know someone will post the link... I was to say it was last month, or maybe November it was posted.

    Good luck, and CONGRATS!

    (Do you have photos of your chickens, I don't quite know the kind you speak of!?)
  4. TXmom

    TXmom Chillin' With My Peeps

  5. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Here's a video link: Believe speckledhen had a double yolker experience too. [​IMG]
  6. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

  7. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    here are the little twin denizli on day 5:
  8. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    The odds aren't good, but it's been done before.

    I'm rooting for ya! [​IMG]
  9. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

    Jan 14, 2009
    Marshville NC
    A little off topic, but nice egg candler... Wish mine was that good
  10. ntiveheart

    ntiveheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:its only a mini mag light (l.e.d) from walmart. under $20
    runs on 2 little AA batteries.
    necessity is the mother of invention, so they say! LOL

    sure beats the one i made of an oatmeal box and a lamp fixture, that's for sure!

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