HUH??? Has anyone heard of this?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by McCord6, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. My landlady was telling me stories about "the good ole days" and she was telling me how her daddy hatched a double yolker in the exact incubator that i am using. The double yolker happened to have 2 chicks in it instead of 1. The "twins" lived for many years until they had to give them away due to her daddy becoming ill.
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Someone here hatched out "twins" a few months back. She had to help them out of the shell a little, but they were fine.
     
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    A double yolker will develop 2 chicks, but they're extremely hard to hatch, most die before hatching. A few people have done it, but the chicks usually need help hatching. I won't ever knowingly set a double yolker - too much hassle and heartache. [​IMG]
     

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