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Double Yolker

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jharper, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two double yolkers growing in my incubator right now. Do you think they all will live?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    From what I have read on byc the odds aren't good.
     
  3. troyer

    troyer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've hatched two double yolkers under a hen, on the one egg both chicks hatched by themselves and grew up to be big proud roosters, the other egg also hatched but only one chick survived. My double yolkers were from standard dark cornish.
     
  4. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    What day are you on?
     
  5. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 5
     
  6. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The odds are against them but I'm interested to hear the results. Good luck!
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    I also have 2 doubles in the bator, Day 7 is tomorrow and we will check fertility at candle. They are a SLW Roo over Jersey Giant hen
    Everything I have read says odds are against them, but they can also survive with assistance... so I have read up on all that ahead of time!

    Good Luck!!
     
  8. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seems that one is fertile. It's hard to tell the other
     
  9. troyer

    troyer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did the double yolker hatch?
     

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