Double yolk??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickengirl1238, Mar 15, 2015.

  1. chickengirl1238

    chickengirl1238 In the Brooder

    May 28, 2014
    One of my girls lays only double yolks, She has only been laying for about 2 weeks now but almost every egg I have collected from her has been double yolk. Is this normal and is it possible that she will lay mostly double yolk?[​IMG][​IMG]
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    emmet MI
    She should stop that pretty soon.Some hens have glitches in their reproductive start up. When ever she goes out of lay and then starts laying again, she might do that. I've had birds who have done that and were otherwise just fine. [​IMG]
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    What breed bird is she?

    Production breeds are more likely to lay double yolks at onset of lay.

    Double yolks are also more likely to happen within the first month of so of laying.....
    ...until the system gets in tune.
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2015

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