(My First Double Yolker!!!) Keeping updated... RESULTS OF CANDLING

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cavendish Chickens, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my first double yolker!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] I can't believe the mama passed it! [​IMG] It's HUGE! I know chances at hatching one are extremely thin, but we're going to attempt... so please cross your fingers! [​IMG] It was just laid today. Daddy is a speckled sussex, mama is a white rock. If it hatches, I will post to let everyone know! I plan to put it in the bator tomorrow, so I can have today to get the temp and humidity set right first. Anyone have advice on turning it without touching it, since it won't fit in the egg carton? And how should it sit? Big side up, or on it's side, or what? Any advice from successful double yolker hatchers very much appreciated and welcome! Thank you!


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  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    Good luck,those double yolker hatches where fun to follow.
     
  3. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for wishing us luck! I really appreciate that! [​IMG]
     
  4. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I am sure going to be following this thread... good luck and I have my [​IMG] for you [​IMG]
     
  5. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Mama2B&D&...Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very cool!!! GL! [​IMG]
     
  6. knjinnm

    knjinnm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Has anyone actually hatched a double yolk-er?
     
  7. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Actually they have. There's a video on youtube where the chicks were having a hard time hatching, so the person helped them out, then put them back with the mom who took really good care of them. Look for it sometime. So sweet!
     
  8. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anyone on that can give me advice on this? I'm planning on putting it in the bator tomorrow.... so would like any and all good advice tonight if poss. Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  9. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there no one with past experience on here? I really need some advice on how to lay and turn the double yolker as I attempt to incubate it....
     
  10. Cat Water

    Cat Water That Person

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    If it did hatch... could you have twins? That'd be something, eh?
     

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