double yolk eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Opa, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    Someone asked me in a double yolked egg would hatch. I didn't know, also I wondered if it did would it be twins. Anyone know?
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I think this qualifies as one of the most asked questions in the incubation topic....

    A quick search would have answered your question (use the search feature at the top of the page)

    Yes, very rarely and with a lot of good luck and help.


    Yes, fraternal, possibly even sired by two different roos.
  3. geareduplyn

    geareduplyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2008
    Salley SC
    See the book "The Pigeon" by Wendell Levi, Page 296, Paragraphs 444 and 445.
    I once got 17 chicks from 16 eggs and that was before I was old and semi senile and could still count with some degree of accuracy

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