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Double yolker Eggs

Discussion in 'Geek Food' started by SpEeDyDj, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. bl4ck32

    bl4ck32 Member

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    buy large eggs from a farm or someone who has chickens and pray.
     
  2. BlueRaven

    BlueRaven Brute force & optimism

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    Hey lithos, if you're "in the biz", help a brother out with some doubles eh?
     
  3. Kurgan

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    Eggs are not screened for double yolks.

    You typically get them with very large eggs which are not sold, well not in supermarkets anyway. By big I mean +80g. Or from young birds, which again you wont be buying due to most of them being under sized and as such not worth the effort of grading, with the occasional very big egg which may be a double.

    Eggs are checked for bloods, cracks and fertiles.
     
  4. pugsley

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    Wrong size, shape or colour. They are normally cracked into bags and sold to caterers and bakeries for commercial use. Insane the amount of crap an egg has to go through to make it to the supermarket shelf. All because we have this vision of what an egg (And many other foods) should look like.
     
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    i couldnt eat eggs for years after cracking one and finding a half made chook inside.
     
  6. japes

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    We keep a few chooks and we've had one manage a triple yolk - was a 120g egg, poor thing had to pump that out :(
     
  7. Revenge

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    Dead easy to tell the next day, which chook laid the egg that size... the one that now walks like a duck.

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  8. looktall

    looktall Working Class Doughnut

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    they were all nicely coloured and all of about the same size.
    but now that i think about it they did all look a bit fucked up in terms of shape.

    nothing that put me off though.

    some of them were actually chuckle worthy.
     
  9. Error-prone

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    An old farm trick to get dogs to stop attacking chickens is to hit them with the chicken they killed.

    Not that it's useful to you since it's not your dog.
     
  10. amsm

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    I think I would have hit them with a baseball bat, if I had managed to lay my hands on them....and on a baseball bat.
     
  11. ikonz0r

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    Theres a guy that sells farm eggs at the Chandler markets. He says his chickens have a Tear in their eye when they pop them out.:D

    Pretty much 100% double yolks.. get the odd one that isnt. Taste unreal too :thumbup:
     
  12. BlueRaven

    BlueRaven Brute force & optimism

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    FTFY.

    I don't condone violence towards animals BTW.

    With the possible exeception of screaming kids in supermarkets.
     
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    11 of the 12 were doubles, and in the next box the first 4 were also doubles:thumbup:
     
  14. Revenge

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    For some reason.. I find the visual image in my mind, of a man beating a dog.. with a dead chicken.. utterly hilarous.

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  15. dannok

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    We buy our eggs from this guy in the Hunter Valley, these things are huge. I dont mind paying the 6 bucks a doz coz I only need one egg now instead of two for breakie.

    On average 11 out of 12 are doubles. The latest carton so far has *only* had 2 out of 6 as doubles, however our disappointment was short lived as we cracked our first triple yoker! #winning
     
  16. looktall

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    that must be how it works.
    every time the dogs try to kill a chicken they're reminded of the beating they received and are too busy pissing themselves laughing to carry on with the kill.
     
  17. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    I don't think I've ever had a double yolker and I use quite a few eggs.
     
  18. PhantomAU

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    I've had a lot of double yolks over the years from the Chickens we used to keep when I was a kid, but never in all my time have I seen a triple yolker. I've seen some massive eggs as well.

    Currently setting up my first chook house as an adult.
     
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    I was quite dissapointed this morning, when 1 of the 2 eggs i cracked only had 1 yolk. :thumbdn:

    The last 2 packs were all doubles!
     

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