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Why Do You Get Double Yolk Eggs?

Published on April 18, 2013 by Penny Roberts in Penny's Posts

Why Do You Get Double Yolk Eggs?

Ever wondered how double yolkers sometimes happen? Or is it a case of no joke with a double yolk?

 

It’s generally good news for us egg lovers, but what actually causes this phenomenon?

 

 

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Improving Chicken Welfare

Published on April 09, 2013 by Penny Roberts in Chicken Care

Improving Chicken Welfare

I’ve always thought that my chickens were very content. They’ve got a lovely large area of grass to wander around in, get a balanced diet of food and nutrients, and of course have their spacious Henny Penny Manor House coop in which to lay their eggs and roost safely at night.

Egg productivity is pretty reasonable all in all, so I guess that’s one measure of their happiness. They also taste delicious, so that must be another. However, research carried out by the University of Bristol suggests that the wellbeing of barn chickens is increased if they have stimulation from activity objects such as perches and pecking blocks.

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