Triple yolkers?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by acarter26, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. acarter26

    acarter26 In the Brooder

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    Our hens are laying eggs and we've gotten a few double yolkers. Are triples possible?
     
  2. v.cyr

    v.cyr Songster

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    definitely possible... we got a few this spring...I think the world record for largest chicken egg was a 5 yolker...
     
  3. Here ya go!

    They do happen!

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  4. acarter26

    acarter26 In the Brooder

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    Wow! That's awesome! Hope to get one of the those [​IMG]
     
  5. Evelle

    Evelle Songster

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    v.cyr :

    definitely possible... we got a few this spring...I think the world record for largest chicken egg was a 5 yolker...

    Holy moly!!! 5 yolks??? Poor chicken!!!! I feel sorry for that poor girl who layed that [​IMG]


    I saw on YouTube where there was a egg Inside of another egg!!! That was pretty cool to watch crack open!​
     
  6. tclegg

    tclegg Chirping

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    I got a double this morning for hubbies breakfast--but there is one in there that I am almost sure may be a triple...we will see here in few days.... [​IMG]
     
  7. SuperChicken07

    SuperChicken07 In the Brooder

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    Wow, I've never seen a triple yolker, much less FIVE!! Awesome!
     
  8. atomic_chicken

    atomic_chicken In the Brooder

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    Would love to see what would happen if that egg was fertilized and hatched!
     
  9. v.cyr

    v.cyr Songster

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    Quote:I don't think that usually ends well...
     
  10. atomic_chicken

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    Good point. Don't see to many triplet chicks.
     

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