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Double Yolkers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by funkychook, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. funkychook

    funkychook Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 19, 2011
    My Red Hampshire young pullet is laying double yolkers. In the last few weeks we have had 4 they are amazing to eat and HUGE lol ouch.

    I have no idea why she is doing this she also lays single yolks too.

    Its nice whilst it last.

    Is this common I heard it was fairly unusual.
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Aren't they great? I think it's common with newly laying hens.......my golden buff hybrids layed alot of double yolkers at first.....
  3. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    It is very common for new layers. She will quit all too soon...
  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

    Aug 26, 2011
    Mine did a couple each in the first few months of their laying. It stops, unfortunately, after a while. [​IMG]

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