Double Yolks Explained


| 9/24/2014 9:42:00 AM


Emily GraceHow do double yolks happen? My mama’s hen, named Bobby Lou, laid a huge egg recently and set me to wondering how she did that. So, I contacted my blog friend, Lara, who works for Minnesota Poultry. She knows all sorts of cool things about turkeys and chickens.

 

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Here’s what Lara said about double yolks:

“According to the American Egg Board, it’s the young hens who produce most of the double-yolked eggs because sometimes their egg production cycles are not yet completely synchronized. (Those crazy kids – trying to lay eggs willy nilly!)



rushed timing
Can you see the line where the timing got a little too rushed?