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How to tell a double yolk egg without opening it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by upcdayz, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. upcdayz

    upcdayz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my hens started laying regularly, they would occasionally lay a double-yolked egg. I only found that out when the egg was opened, but I've seen several posts from folks who can tell a double-yolked egg without opening it. How can you tell an egg has two yolks without cracking it open?
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

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