Double Yolk Eggs

  morddwyd 09:14 16 Nov 2011
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Can't remember the last time I had a double yolked egg (I understand that most of them go to the bakery trade) but out of the last dozen I bought (farm shop) 5 had double yolks, and it's not even springtime!

  Aitchbee 09:28 16 Nov 2011

If the eggs, (the 2 yolkers) had been left to mature and hatch normally, would there have been two chicks?

  Quickbeam 09:52 16 Nov 2011

You also need two rounds of toast for the required number soldiers... a full platoon is required for double yolkers.

  sunnystaines 09:55 16 Nov 2011

not seen one for years either

  morddwyd 13:34 16 Nov 2011

Some supermarkets, Sainsburys included, actually sell packs of double yolkers as a discrete product.

  john bunyan 13:46 16 Nov 2011

I had a box of 6 XL free range from ASDA with all double youlks not long ago. Also see here:

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/british-woman-cracks-open-29-doubleyolked-eggs-in-a-row-2304092.html

  Forum Editor 17:51 16 Nov 2011

My son lives in a rural location, and buys quite a lot of his fresh produce from the local farm shop. I like going there for our bacon and eggs etc. early on a Sunday morning when we're staying with him. We quite regularly get double yolk eggs.

The shop is one of those rare things - full of wonderful produce, and not member of staff in sight. You help yourself to what you want, and leave the money in a bowl by the door. There's a price list,and you're trusted to do the right thing.

  Aitchbee 18:58 16 Nov 2011

In Glasgow, southside, at the end of Victoria Road, just inside the gates of Queen's Park, (named after Mary Queen of Scots), there is a Farmer's Market on a Saturday (10am - 4pm) (First and Third sats of the month). I will check out the eggs.The Queen's Park Cafe ( est.1897, a pub) is close at hand.

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