What is this egg?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by TheNewbie, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. TheNewbie

    TheNewbie Just Hatched

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    [​IMG]Please tell me what has happened to this egg? It's from a warren that is 18 weeks, it looks like a kinder egg a bit LOL
     
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  2. TheNewbie

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    [​IMG]
    Confirmed double yolk but how did it happen?
     
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  3. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    A double yolk usually happens when a hen ovulates and the ova (egg yolk) doesn't go into the infundibulum. Then when the hen ovulates again the both egg yolks travel down the oviduct. It can be caused by excessive daylight and other things.
     
  4. TheNewbie

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    This disturbance must of happened half way through the egg being laid, which explains the strange line, yes?
     
  5. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes.
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    The egg is already shaped long before it is laid.
     

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