Has anyone found "Twins" in one egg? *graphic pic inside*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Yoda, May 6, 2011.

  1. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chicken that lays jumbo eggs that are double yokers. I put one in the incubator b ut it did not hatch [​IMG] I opened it and there were two baby chicks inside completely formed but they both ended up not making it cause there wasn't enough room for both to grow. Here are the twins below

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  2. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what folks have posted here, it is extremely rare for double yolkers to survive and then it's usually one chick that survives and it has to be helped to hatch. Peopel occasioanly incubate in hope of twins, but most cases end up like yours. [​IMG]
     
  3. Saltysteele

    Saltysteele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, how interesting!

    thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
     

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