Many Eggs Form Inside The Chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by maria09, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. maria09

    maria09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Do Many Eggs Form Inside The Chicken And Then Come Out One By One. And Then Take A While To Form Again And Come Out Again, Or Does One Egg Form And Come Out And Then One Egg Form Inside The Chicken And Come Out?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I think there is a strand of egg yokes or something like that and then one egg from the strand will form and come through her. And then when that one is done another one will come through the next day. I don't know to much about how that works.
     
  3. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    It depends on the breed. Just as female humans have a certain amount of eggs that form into babies when in contact with sperm, chickens have acertain amount of eggs that turn into eggs that have the potential to turn into baby chicks if the egg came into contact with sperm.

    Sorry I got a bit technical there, I am in college to be a Vet and am kind of trained to be technical.[​IMG]
     
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    The process of egg making takes 23 hours. From her releasing an egg to shelling then laid. One at a time.
     
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  6. maria09

    maria09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your replies... I can remember as a child my mother cooked a chicken and there were quite a few eggs inside the chicken, some bigger than other..only the yolk.
     
  7. Tallulah Chicklet

    Tallulah Chicklet Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Good link! Thanks!
     

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