Double yolk eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Nyssa03, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. Nyssa03

    Nyssa03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have six Saxony ducks - hatched last spring. One or two of them has started laying eggs --- Huge eggs - the first one I cracked was double yolked. Is this unusual when they first start laying? I think I have read this is not desireable for saving for hatching- (we won't be doing that until spring). I have had runners for a couple of years now and don't remember every having a double yolk. Thanks for letting me know what your experience has been.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yes it's normal for new layers to occasionally have Double Yolkers.
     

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