No Double Yolks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DLS, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    These Rir hens (25 Ea.) just starting to lay , NOT one has layed a double yolk egg . Last 25 EVERY hen layed double yolks for a few weeks. . What is your experiance ? Double pullet eggs or not?
  2. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    Doulbe yolks are ok but not something you want to promote. These can lead to laying problems, such as prolapse and that's not a pretty thing. Sure they're cool and all, but dangerous and hard on the hens. Even production birds shouldn't be encouraged to lay doubles. IMO.
  3. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    I am yet to get one. My BSL Lily will lay HUGE monster eggs that look like they should be a triple yolk, but only have one yolk in them. I sell most of my eggs so wouldn't know for sure, but I tell my customers to look out for one. I haven't been informed of any yet, though.

    edited for wording errors
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2010
  4. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    I never had any after normal laying started. Just when the very first start , Then it goes away.
    I guess no one else has double baby eggs.
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2010

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