Dominique egg sizes?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mlward, May 27, 2011.

  1. mlward

    mlward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Received these dominique eggs today in the mail. Do they really get this big? Or do I have some sort of surprise egg? [​IMG]
     
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That one looks like a double yolker. I would not try to hatch it.
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:I disagree, I would incubate it. Sometimes eggs just have large shells are aren't double yolkers and hatch just fine, although this'n does look like a DB yolker. I have seen several people hatch out 1-2 chicks from a double yolker! It's pretty cool.

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  4. mlward

    mlward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, now I'm torn. I didn't even consider the double-yolk idea. I was thinking some other kind of egg got mixed in, like a duck or something. [​IMG]
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:No, chickens some chickens do lay large eggs. I have a Golden Buff hen that lays X-Large eggs that look like double yolkers but they only have one yolk. I just it in the incubator with the other eggs and when you candle you'll know if it's a double yolker etc. [​IMG]

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