Stupid question but...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AmyRey, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 13 year old asked.

    Is it possible for chickens to have "twins"?

    I came to the conclusion that it would take two chicks growing in the same egg, which would likely lead to the death of both (space wise) but then I remembered that double yolk eggs are usually larger than their single yolk counterparts.

    So... is it possible?
     
  2. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I love the way kids think...and there questions would never cross an adults mind even if they are something simple.

    I am waiting for this answer too. [​IMG]
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    yes. Do a search...there is a video of a successful double-yolker hatch on youtube. Just yesterday we finished up watching another BYC member who was trying to hatch a double-yolker, but sadly they didn't make it.
     
  4. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I'll be. I guess it IS possible.

    I'll have to tell him I was wro.....

    Errrr...... Nevermind. [​IMG]
     
  5. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Never tell your 13-year-old you were wrong!

    Just say, "Hey, I learned something new!"
     
  6. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LareePQG:
    Never tell your 13-year-old you were wrong!

    Just say, "Hey, I learned something new!"

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I am going to try and look a video up now.​
     
  7. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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  8. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    possible but EXTREMELY rare
     

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