Time to try a double yolker!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by seminolewind, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    My Jersey Giant laid a HUGE egg yesterday . I candled it and it has 2 yolks. So I think I'm going to incubate it starting next Tuesday. I have eggs in there right now, so I need to wait.
    How exciting. It's worth a shot, right?
    I would like to put it in there now, but on Saturday I have to jack up the humidity for my hatchers last 3 days. I don't know if I can put a new egg in there if the humidity is high. Anyone have a way?
     
  2. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

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    I got one too! It is in the 'bator on day 6. [​IMG] I candled last night and looks like at least 1 of them is developing...
    Keep us posted on yours! [​IMG]
    ~Rebecca
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    Quote:I would wait in till your hatch is done before you put it in !!!!! Good luck I hope you get 2 babies out of it !!!! Will keep my eye on this thread !!!
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    Rebecca, Let's keep updating! Glad I have company in my endeavor.
    I guess I will wait till Wednesday when the current hatch is finished.
     
  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊ 10 Years

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    Well, I have heard that's it VERY rare that one or both chicks make it out and stay alive. [​IMG] But it's a good experiment! [​IMG]
    I will keep an eye on this thread, too!
    Good luck to both you and Rebecca!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]


    P.S. WHY IS TRYING TO HATCH OUT DOUBLE YOLKERS SOO POPULAR NOW???!!!! lol [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  6. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊ 10 Years

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    pics! pics! pics! [​IMG]

    If you can post pics of the egg when candling or something that would be great!!! We LOVE pics! [​IMG] LOL
     
  7. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

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    It would be interesting to try. Hope it works for both of you.
     
  8. Possumpoint

    Possumpoint Songster

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    Has it been done? Haven't figured out yet which one of my hens lays them, but I've found at least 14 of them since this last May. It never even crossed my mind that they would hatch.
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Try searching double yoke eggs on the blue bar above. There have been some try, but none survived that I know of.
     
  10. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    Quote:If I could send you the egg safely I would send it to you.
     

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