Double Embryo

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KirkKoop, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. KirkKoop

    KirkKoop Out Of The Brooder

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    I think one of my eggs has a double embryo. The egg is on day 8. The embryo on the bottom has a visible heartbeat, but the dark spot above it has no movement (yet). Will be interesting to see how it turns out.

    What do y'all think:


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  2. lucyharper123

    lucyharper123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that looks awsome but i wouldn't get your hopes up as its quiet rare for a double yolker to hatch but touch wood it all goes well! i never see any heartbeats in my embryos but what i love to do is on day 18 i fill a bowl with luke warm water and put an egg in if it moves it is a healthy chick if not it has died through incubation it has been succsessful in all my hatchies :)
     
  3. KirkKoop

    KirkKoop Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea I'm not expecting a double to hatch but we shall see. I've always used a broody hen to hatch, this is the first time with an incubator and it's such a hassle hahahaha - I'd much rather have the hen do the hatching.
     
  4. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow! They look like they're developing good! Would be interesting to see if they hatch. Keep updated!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I've heard of 2 double yolk hatches that were successful. So it is possible! Good luck and keep us posted [​IMG]
     

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