Oh my............ a double yolk is growing. Advice please.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by magsrags, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. magsrags

    magsrags Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    My husband cracked open a large egg for breakfast that my silkie had laid over the weekend. Lo & behold it is a double yolk! I'd had no idea. Soooooo realizing I'd set one this size in my incubator a couple of days befor....... I candled it last night to see if maybe it was a double. Yes, it is and it is already forming. Oh I know this is gonna be hard because I'd read the last thread which did turn out successful. but I understand it isn't the norm.
    Is it Speckledhen who also had a double come to hatch date?
    I could use some hints/tips and advice from those having experienced this please. [​IMG] Like hatching is ever easy to even begin with....ugh. [​IMG]
    I will await your pearls of wisdom my poultry friends.[​IMG]
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    good luck! i get double yolkers all the time from my girls also..i am so afraid of this happening to me also! [​IMG]
     
  3. magsrags

    magsrags Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 12, 2008
    Staten Island NY
    hanks, have a feeling I will Need it!
    I am just such a "perfectionist" that it is already stressing me out that chances are i can't pull it off.

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  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    keep an eye on it ,prepare for the worst and hope for the best. You might have to assist them at hatch day.
     

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