New Layer always lays double yolk eggs????Is this common????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kbaij, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. kbaij

    kbaij Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 10, 2008
    I have a mixed breed hen that started laying several weeks ago and since her first few eggs, she lays a double yolk egg every day! She is about 25 weeks old and I didn't really expect any eggs to speak of until spring. I don't know what breeds she is , but she lays huge brown eggs. How common is it to lay a double yolk every day?
  2. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2008
    When pullets start laying, it isn't uncommon for them to lay double-yolked eggs. As their systems, mature, you generally see fewer of them, though.

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