Double-yoke Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by austrolover1, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Songster

    Dec 14, 2015
    Two questions:

    • If you have a double yoke egg, and you incubated it, would you get two chicks or one REALLY BIG chicks?
    • What breed of chickens of yours lay the most double-yoked eggs?

    Post pictures of your eggs, and if possible answer my questions! Thanks!!!!!

  2. lpatelski

    lpatelski Songster

    Apr 12, 2015
    South Georgia

    [​IMG]My Murray McMurray Cornish Roaster hen lays 2 to 3 doubles every month. Double eggs do not usually hatch. If there are two embryos they are crowded. If there is only one, the other part rots. Very few hatch.

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