one hen laying double yolk one day and 2 eggs next

trish18

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i have a flock of barred rocks and amauracana hens, about 6 months old. all are laying but one is having issues. every other day she lays one bigger egg with 2 yolks...the shell is fine. the next day she lays 2 eggs, not in the nesting box, and each has only one yolk but the shells are like latex. all the other girls are laying perfectly normal eggs. any ideas ?
 

gritsar

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It's not uncommon for there to be strange egg happenings with new layers. They eventually get the kinks worked out of the system.
 

magicpigeon

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Oct 9, 2010
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First of all,
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If you hen has just started laying, this problem should sort itself out in time. However if not you could be looking at some kind of disorder?
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