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Postby new_guy » Fri Jan 06, 2006 3:34 am

having two eggyolk in one egg is rare... is it true...?

And please explain why this happen...
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Postby xnabizkox » Fri Jan 06, 2006 6:49 am

Well think of the egg as a huge single cell and the egg's yolk is the nucleus. So if the egg has two yolks that means it has two nuclei. Which is pretty rare in any cell.

Two nuclei in an enclosed single cell such as the egg is most likely caused by mutation or the cell is in the middle of dividing during the development of the fetus (the chick).

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Postby new_guy » Fri Jan 06, 2006 4:46 pm

hmm....easy to understand ...thx....

I've eaten an egg that have two eggyolk last year... Since it is rare , guess I'm lucky to witness it with my own eyes...(I was alone at the kitchen at the time)
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Postby xnabizkox » Fri Jan 06, 2006 5:47 pm

Really? I have yet to see one and I eat eggs for breakfast almost every morning I can.. which is also rare. :D My GF said she has seen one also.. I guess I am just not that lucky.
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:29 pm

they are not that rare. i get my eggs from the country, my grandmother has chickens. i see about 1 every couple of months.
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Postby Poison » Sat Jan 07, 2006 9:53 pm

I haven't seen one. :)
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Postby opuntia » Sun Jan 08, 2006 8:50 am

I have never seen one either :(
So Andrew, since you get the chance to see them would you be kind enough to click a photo of one and post it here :wink:
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Postby MrMistery » Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:14 pm

well, next time i come across one i will photograph it, providing i remeber to...
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Postby opuntia » Mon Jan 09, 2006 6:28 am

Actually i said it for fun, but if you could actually do that, that'd be more than great :D
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Postby Dr.Stein » Mon Jan 09, 2006 8:13 am

I ate twin-yolked egg yesterday ;) I found it by accident from my refrigerator, I took the bigger one and realized it when I made an ommelete from it :)
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Postby jnkdna » Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:46 pm

i came across it once but i didnt eat it! my dad said it was mutated. once i broke an egg and it had blood. wat does that mean?
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Postby opuntia » Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:21 pm

You mean egg placenta? ( dunno if this is the right word or not :lol: )
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