Double yolkers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Grblueman, Dec 24, 2014.

  1. Grblueman

    Grblueman New Egg

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    An old timer once told me years ago that after the molt is when you can most expect to see double yolkers. Does anyone know if there`s any truth in that theory ?
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Yep, tis true double yolkers are more likely to happen when chooks first start laying,
    either initially as a pullet or after a molt, brooding or any other reason that might have caused cessation of lay.
     
  3. Grblueman

    Grblueman New Egg

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    Thanks Flock master, that old-timer was my late Dad and I was hoping he was right. My in-laws live next door to me with a small farm and their hens are molting right now. I told her we might see some doubles when they resume their regular laying habits. She said she`d never heard that one before so that made me curious. I appreciate your input.
     

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