How to tell double yolk quail eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by SimonGrow, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. SimonGrow

    SimonGrow Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone, I performed a search on this forum and didn't find what I was looking for. I'm wondering how I can tell which of my quail eggs have double yolks? When I performed the search, some people mentioned they can just look at the eggs and tell. Others say they candle the eggs but when I candle the eggs, I can't see the yolk.

    I got an egg that is 16g and one that is 18g. The egg is kinda wide so I know that is one sign that it's possibly double yolk. When I candle, I can't see two yolks. Even for regular sized eggs, I can't see the yolk. Any information is greatly appreciated!

    Simon
     
  2. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Robbies birds wont lay single yolk eggs over 17g so if its bigger than 17 its most likely a double yolk. If it isnt uniformly shaped you dont want to incubate it regardless.
     
  3. SimonGrow

    SimonGrow Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the information dc3085! I will only keep eggs between 14-17g with regular shape for incubation purposes.

    Simon
     

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