Stupid double-yolk question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by staceyl, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. staceyl

    staceyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my 9 year old is telling me that we need to hatch out double yolk eggs so we can "get twins". Now I assume that you don't actually get twins from a double yolk, but I'm curious - are double yolkers viable? Does the chick just useboth yolks?
     
  2. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the edge of insanity
    Go to youtube and search for twin chicks hatching. It does happen. It isn't the best.. but it will happen.
     
  3. staceyl

    staceyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow. You learn something new everyday.
    Well, mine aren't laying double-yolks anymore and my rooster lost a battle with a hummer, so I guess I won't be hatchign any time soon anyway. Sigh.
     

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