Two embryos?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bulldog164, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. Bulldog164

    Bulldog164 Out Of The Brooder

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    What are the chances of having two embryos? I have my first batch of eggs in my incubator and we have been candling them. I can see the little embryo moving around, but one egg looks to have two?!
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    you can google videos of chickens hatching and then twin chickens. its pretty cool but the chances of them living is slim
     
  3. Bulldog164

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    Thank you :)
     
  4. taylamiller1

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    Can you post a photo of the egg that looks like it has twins
     
  5. Bulldog164

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    I will try to get a picture of the embryos when I candle tonight
     
  6. taylamiller1

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    Ok
     
  7. Farmer Viola

    Farmer Viola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard of some folks trying to hatch double yolk eggs (twins) but usually the shell is not large enough for both chicks to develop, and one or both die partway through.

    Best of luck, will be watching for updates :)
     

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