Super Big Eggs To hatch or not to hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by somadlyinlove, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do I not want to set Super big
    (probably double yoker) Eggs? Have you tried it? [​IMG]
  2. SherrieT

    SherrieT Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2007
    Barrington, RI
    I used to know someone who tried and tried to hatch double yolkers and every time he ended up with 2 dead chicks (or chicks to be).

    I thought it was horrid when he knew what was going to happen
  3. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    I suspected that but wasn't sure. I wouldn't try it if there was a good chance they would die.
  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    I forget who it is, but someone on BYC has youtube videos up of hatching a double yolker....she had to help the chicks out, but I think she ended up with two live chicks in the end...but from what I have read, generally, double yolkers don't make it.
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Double yolkers have hatched before but the chances are slim.

    It's always advised and I will do the same - Hatch normal eggs. No over sized, no undersized, no really weird shapes.
  6. berniezahm

    berniezahm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    If you do a search at the top of this page "Incubate double yolk egg" you will get 5 0r 6 threads here on BYC that have already answered most of your questions. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2012
  7. somadlyinlove

    somadlyinlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! I won't try it!!

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