double yolks x3, WOW!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mgw, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    We have 5 black stars that just started laying 3.5 weeks ago. so far they have laid 57 eggs,the eggs have been getting progresively bigger. this week we got three eggs that were noticibly bigger than any others that we have gotten so far . All three were different shaped so we dont think they came from the same girl. this morning we had them for breakfast all 3 were double yolked. Is this normal for new layers to do this or what.
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    yes it is! Normal and they will sort itself out and will be laying one egg yolk per egg.
     
  3. PatS

    PatS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The double yolkers we have gotten from our girls came early in their "laying career." Our girls have been laying since last October, and we haven't seen a double yolker in months and months. 'Course they make up for it with much larger eggs. [​IMG]
     

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