How many double yolks have you had?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OkChickens, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I went out this morning and I noticed out of the 14 laying hens I have there was 3 HUGE Double Yolk eggs along with 6 lasrge brown eggs in the nesting box! I know it was my oldest Barred rock and a Australop but not sure on the 3rd egg! Today was a great day!

    -Nate
     
  2. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never had one double yoker! One really large egg but when I cracked it was normal... Been keeping chickens for a yr..
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never [​IMG]
    I've got some sussex and Australorp chicks growing up though and are hoping for some double yolkers from them [​IMG]
     
  4. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I have had mine for about 6 months and I have had 4 total! Today was an awesome breakfast!

    -Nate
     
  5. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have had chickens since April and have had 2 double yolk eggs, both from one of our EE's. Go Stella! [​IMG]
     
  6. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of our big eggs are double-yolkers. Since the girls started laying in late October, I think we've had about four.
     
  7. annchristine

    annchristine Out Of The Brooder

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    Out of my six girls my barred rock has given me 3. She just started laying in July. So amazing.
     
  8. meekasmom

    meekasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do only certain breeds produce double yokes? My one hen lays eggs the size of duck eggs but never a double yolk.
     
  9. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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  10. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Quote:I think it's in genetics. Sex link chickens tend to lay double yolks alot
     

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