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Is this at all strange?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Marbleeeh, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Marbleeeh

    Marbleeeh Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Cuckoo Marans hen that lays a double-yolked egg at least once a week. Is it just because of genetics? Should I be worried? She's acting normal...
     
  2. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    How long has she been laying for? It's very common for younger hens to lay a lot of double-yolkers.
     
  3. Marbleeeh

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    Since February, so she's pretty new. However, have a Barred Rock that's the same age, and I've only gotten two or so double-yolkers from her.
     
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    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    All hens lay differently. I have one who used to give us double yolkers all the time, another one not so much. I wouldn't worry about it, if she seems healthy. :)
     

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