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Triple Yolks!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JustChicky, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cracked open my first egg today, which is actually the third egg laid (the first two are so small and cute, I don't want to crack them open [​IMG] ). This egg was huge, so I figured it would be a double yolker... but it had three tiny yolks and two egg whites! :eek:

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    This is also the last "good egg" I found and that was on thursday (8/14). I found two on friday, but they were both soft shelled and the last eggs I found at all. I did move them to a new coop on friday, before they laid the soft eggs, so I guess I need to give them time to adjust. [​IMG] They have been eating layer feed for about 2 weeks.
     
  2. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Nevermind, I just found an egg in the nest! Another small pullet egg.
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    OH wow that's cool!
     
  4. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
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    wow neat! I have never seen a triple yolk before!
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Nice Sunday morning jackpot. I love when I get the triple and double yolkers. I set aside eggs I think may have more than one yolk for baking. [​IMG]
     
  6. bluie

    bluie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's pretty amazing! I didn't know that was possible. Cool.
     
  7. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
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    Oh wow!!!! That is too cool!!! I have never seen a triple yolk before.
     
  8. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nifty! I hope I'm that fortunate...[​IMG]
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I've seen double yolkers, but never a triple.

    What kind of chicken laid a triple?
     
  10. JustChicky

    JustChicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A 19 week old Dominique. [​IMG]

    These are the eggs I have collected so far...

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    The 3rd egg is the triple. The 4th egg I found today!

    I didn't get a picture of the egg before I cracked it. But I set it back together wet and the egg white kind of glued the shell back together.
     

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