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What would happen IF...?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by catdaddy66, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Songster

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    I just want to pose a hypothetical question as I am not an incubator/hatcher. Would an egg with multiple yolks ever be successfully fertilized and hatched? The reason I ask is that in the egglaying forum a woman had an extremely large egg with minimum 2 yolks (possibly 4?!). I just started wondering... what IF?

    What is the prevailing wisdom on this? Thanks, BYC'ers!! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2011

  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    I saw a video on Youtube of a lady helping twins hatch from a double yoker egg. It was really cool to watch and both chicks survived.
     
  3. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Yes it is possible but very unlikely. There are lots of past threads on here asking the same question. Check out this video. If I'm not mistaken it is a fellow BYCer.
     
  4. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Songster

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    Wow! That was incredible! I am exhausted just watching her for 10 minutes.
     

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