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Postby MrMistery » Thu Jan 19, 2006 7:39 pm

Not really, an egg with three yolks is the equivalent of monozygous triplets. Possible theoretically, although i think you have a better chance at winning the lottery than seeing one.
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Postby Squawkbox » Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:19 pm

Does that mean im gunna win the lottery cos i dont play it so for me the better chance is definately the 3 yolk egg
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rare egg???

Postby bonniebarb55 » Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:41 pm

I have had a lot of double yolk eggs but today I was shocked to see 4 little yolks in one egg! Is that rare?
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Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Oct 18, 2006 1:50 am

Four little yolks? :shock: That's VERY rare I think :?
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Postby jnkdna » Sat Oct 21, 2006 5:06 pm

whoa cool!! 8)
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Postby loveangel » Sat Nov 04, 2006 6:32 am

how about if we dye the food of the chicken and feed the chickens with it, does the result of this, is the egg yolk will obtain the color of the dye that was being used???? sorry... lousy english.
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Postby jnkdna » Sat Nov 04, 2006 12:01 pm

i dont think so
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Postby Dr.Stein » Mon Nov 06, 2006 5:55 am

I think it won't work ;)
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colorless yolk?!

Postby honee_v » Thu Nov 09, 2006 12:19 am

actually ive read about that... it says that yolk color is affected with wat the hen has been eating....

if diet is rich in yellow or orange pigments then it affects yolk color ... so a colorless diet can lead to a lighter hue (other says almost colorless 8) )... altho i have not tried it (ive no chicken to feed i ate them harharhar) but its said that some farmers do feed chicken wid artificial pigments to improve yolk color... but that may not be a good practice...


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Postby Dr.Stein » Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:08 am

...but the color will be in yellow-orange range, can be lighter or darker, but could not be into another color range ;)
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hmmmm

Postby honee_v » Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:22 am

_at_ Dr.Stein.. eeweelll loveangel did not say in diff color.. the question is just if its possible to take the color of the dye and i said its possible... it might not be the entire range of color spectrum... but the possibility... its there... :wink:
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Postby sachin » Thu Nov 09, 2006 4:15 am

Feeding dye wont at all gonna work, but feding colored pigment may work.

Biochemically dyies from our body get eliminated immediately, pigments are not.
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