Latest jumbo egg another double-yoker.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ken H, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. Ken H

    Ken H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The last 3oz. + egg was another double joker. I am going to have to identify her. I would like to get her bred to a Brown roo to try to carry on that trait. Here's a picture of the double yoker compared to a normal large egg. The smaller egg is 2.1 oz.

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  2. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

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  3. Im4dabirds

    Im4dabirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got one that lays those too. I'm not sure which of my girls it is, but she lays about every other day and it's a huge double yolker. She's been laying for about a month now. Hope it continues. The other two still lay soft and/or weird shaped lumpy ones.
     
  4. honeydoll

    honeydoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a red sex link that lays a jumbo double yolker two. One was so big I actually was a little worried it might injure her. But all mine are still doing fine. I want to single mine out too. I thought about confining each hen at different times to try to find out the one doing this. I wonder if that would stress them out and cause no egg laying in the morning. I am going to eventually sell some of my hens but want to keep me jumbo double yolker girl. Any ideas how to do this?[​IMG]
     
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