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How embarrassing am i? As if no chicken ever laid an egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cassandra, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. Cassandra

    Cassandra Ranger Rick

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    One of my ancona finally started laying today. (they are almost 6 months old.)

    Here is my very first ever white egg, in between the two eggs I got from my RIR fatties today. We thought it was odd... somewhat more elliptical than oval... how could that be?

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    Mystery Solved:

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    A double yolker. Jackpot!


    Cassandra
     
  2. zippychickens

    zippychickens Songster

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    If left to hatch would a double yoke actually produce twin chicks or would they not fully develop since it's a rather small space to grow?
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

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  4. SillyChick

    SillyChick Songster

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    Very beautiful eggs! Congratulations! I wish my pullet would also start laying(almost 6 months old!)...... That picture of the egg being fried sure makes my mouth water....beautiful double yolks!

    Speckledhen tried to hatch a double yolker but unfortunately the chicks didn't make it at hatching time, but it sure was a fun and educational adventure.

    Happy laying!
     
  5. zippychickens

    zippychickens Songster

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    Thanks Arlee453, I read about Specklehen's double yoker story. Boy I wish they would have hatched, but very educational none the less.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    After 30+ years I still get excited when a pullet starts laying! [​IMG]
     
  7. crysmom

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    I am still waiting I have 23 week old Chanteclers and a 25 week old cochin and no eggs yet
     

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