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Got a double yoker from a ...RIR?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sommrluv, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. sommrluv

    sommrluv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2009
    Bucks County, PA
    I'd show you, but I ate it. [​IMG] It was perfect. lol

    I've been getting isty eggs, from the new girls, so this was a nice surprise. It looked like two eggs seamed together in the middle, oblong like a bullet. I think it's my RIR, as she hasn't laid in two days. Isn't that odd for them, or just a normal hiccup?
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Normal with a new layer. As they get older, the double yolkers go away. My pullets are 9 months old and I haven't had a double yolker in a long time.
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    My double yolker girls were the RIR and red stars.
  4. sommrluv

    sommrluv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2009
    Bucks County, PA
    Thanks, I just assumed smaller breeds didn't lay them.

    It could be the pork, rice, and beef suet I've been giving them on cold mornings! Not too much, but I made a huge batch from a frezzer burned roast and I've been the favorite lately. [​IMG]
  5. red star11

    red star11 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 21, 2008
    Medina, Ohio
    yeah that same thing happened to me. it's normal. after awhile thier eggs are normal

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