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double yolker- one embryo died

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TwoDucks, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. TwoDucks

    TwoDucks Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 28, 2014
    One of the embryos in my double yolker died. The other twin is still alive. Will the dead twin be killed by it or just be absorbed you think?
    The eggs were shipped and very poorly at that. Down to three eggs and only on day 8. Also the egg that did have twins has a detached air cell. :(
    Is there hope for my little Cream Legbar? [​IMG]
  2. chicapee

    chicapee Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Apr 15, 2015
    Pass Christian, MS
    It is very rare that double Yokers make it. Fingers crossed for you. It still has quite a few days to go so the little one that died will start to decompose. Sorry.
  3. Majd

    Majd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2012
    I'm so sorry to hear that! But as said, the embryo that is not developing will kill the living embryo by decomposing( bacteria infections etc)... Sorry hope the other tow hatch ...
  4. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2015
    Out of curiosity, what day are you on? Did you leave the egg in the bator or remove it?

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