double yolk

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Myst4, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. Myst4

    Myst4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering..if there are 2 yolks in one egg, would there be twins in it? If so,could they both survive until hatching?

    Thanks,Carrie
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    There is a thread here where speckledhen did incubate a double yolked egg. There were 2 chicks that developed but could not survive a hatch. That is usually the outcome of these things.
     
  3. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

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    Quote:Eat it [​IMG]
     
  4. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They never survive to hatch.

    I have known of one person hatching a double yolker and both living, ONE TIME. One of the twin-hens lived to be about 20 years old, the other one in her teens.
     

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