I just saw something very odd

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lifeteacher, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. lifeteacher

    lifeteacher Out Of The Brooder

    May 12, 2015
    I know full well not to believe everything I see on facebook, but a little girl (too young to pull off some slight of hand) cracked open a very large egg. In the egg were 2 yolks (not that unusual) AND another whole perfectly formed egg! How is this even possible? Iis it a photoshop trick or something?
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    @grnidone posted about the same thing, check out the post. It does happen on occasion, though it's extremely rare.
  3. Not extremely rare at all.....Happens more with young pullets..Check out the Chicken Chick....Factual info...
  4. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2016
    34.560847, -81.154203
    My Coop
    Not that rare at all, especially as one pointed out if the hens are just starting to lay and haven't gotten all the 'bugs out of the system' yet.

    One of my (actually, my landlady's) chickens once layed a HUGE egg that we just KNEW had to be double, if not triple yolked. Well it did have two yolks, but the second was inside another complete egg, shell and all, that was inside the first!
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2016

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