1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by carriagedriver, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. carriagedriver

    carriagedriver Out Of The Brooder

    10
    0
    22
    Nov 12, 2008
    TX
    [​IMG] What happens to those double (or triple1) yolk eggs when the hen decides to incubate them?
     
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    Same thing that happens to them in an incubator. [​IMG]

    Though it's very rare, it is actually possible for both to live.

    You will be extremely lucky if you only get one chick out of

    a double yolker.

    ~Scissor
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by