Southport mum makes a one in 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 double yolk discovery April 18th, 2016 Pat Regan Latest News Shares Comments Southport mum discovers 5 double yolks in a box of just 6 Morrison’s eggs Southport mum, Cath Regan who is owner/manager of Pine Pixies Preschools in Formby, got a nice surprise as she was about of make an omelette. 5 free-range eggs out of Cath’s box of 6 turned out to hold double yolks. That’s 11 yolks for the price of 6 eggs. What are the odds for finding double yolk eggs? The Daily Mail reported: ‘In normal circumstances, the likelihood of finding just one such egg in a box is about one in 1,000, according to the British Egg Information Service (BEIS). Consequently, the equation for finding six would theoretically be 1,000 to the power of six, which equates to an American quintillion – 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 (18 zeros).’ Cath said: “In all my years I have never seen anything like this. Pat, my husband, also used to keep poultry and we have never had more than one double yolk at a time. Well done Morrison’s.“ Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!