The Double, Triple and higher yolkers thread! Show off your BIG eggs(and your oddly colored yolks!)!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by K-12 Chickens, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread is for anyone wanting to show off and tell about their BIG eggs with double yolkers and triple yolkers(and higher amounts of yolks!)!
    The first time an Amerucana I had laid an egg, it was a double yolker, was huge and torpedo shaped! Also, I once had a meat bird that laid a triple yolker! [​IMG]
     
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  2. peepmommy

    peepmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just about to post this today!! You beat me to it!! I've been having a lot of double yolkers, but I think this one I found today may be the elusive triple yolker!! You'll have to wait on baited breath until we crack it open!! All I can say is OUCH, OUCHY, OUCH!!!! [​IMG]
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    Any guesses?? It is about 1/4 bigger than my double yolkers! :)
     
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oooh, maybe it's a triple. Triples are really rare though!
     
  4. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those some ORANGE yolks! What have you been feeding them? I've tried alfalfa with mine and they totally ignore it.
     
  5. peepmommy

    peepmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha! I know they are beautiful! I feed them organic feed, scraps, nothing unusual. They are free range and get to eat bugs all day!! :)
     
  6. SC-ChickMom

    SC-ChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was reading today if you feed chickens marigolds their yolks will be darker.
     
  7. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm, maybe I'll keep that in mind(if they'll eat it, the picky birds! They're motto is "if its green, it certainly ain't bread!").
     
  8. peepmommy

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    I find that the more time they spend outside, the darker the yolks are... They do forage all day and usually in the sunshine!
     
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  10. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Caution! There has also been stories on here of marigold killing chickens!
     

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