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What are double yolkers?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by theron, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

    Nov 15, 2009
    Midland, MI
    I would like some information on double yolkers.
    What are they?
    If you try to incubate them, will you get two chicks?
    Thanx for clearing up my questions
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 31, 2008
    its 2 yolks in one shell

    and yes if you incubate them you will get 2 chicks a member has done it... BUT its very rare that both chicks survive
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    A double yolker is simply an egg with 2 yolks in it.

    Trying to incubate a double yolker, 999 out of 1000 tries (at least) ends in failure.
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    Double yolkers are eggs with two yolks. They CAN hatch twins but it's very rare. They're yummy too!
  5. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

    Nov 15, 2009
    Midland, MI
    Thanx for the input.
  6. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK

    2 double-yolked eggs - YUMMY!

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