Double Yoker Duck Egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by msheets, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. msheets

    msheets Songster

    May 13, 2010
    Hurricane, WV
    Are there any specific signs/ways to confirm a double yoked egg-other than cracking it open? Can ducks have double yokers? The past few times I've candled this egg in particular, I thought it could definitely be one. Now tonight I'm really starting to think it's possible. There are 2 different dancing shadows in there, relatively close to each other but they both have the black "eye" & are not moving in sync at all.Thanks for any comments, advice, or opinions! (=
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Ducks can have double yolkers...And I heard of one egg last year actually hatching and both babies survived. It very rare to get them to hatch - they usually quit around 12- 14 days I have read.

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