Q: Is yolk said to be lecithotrophic? ¶
Q: Are yolks rare? ¶
A: Yes, although heavier poultry breeds such as the Buff Orpington have been known to lay triple-yolk eggs occasionally.
Q: Is yolk directly influenced by the makeup of the chicken feed? ¶
Q: Is yolk a source of lecithin? ¶
A: Yes, as well as egg oil, for cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications.
Q: Is yolk a major source of vitamins and minerals? ¶
Q: Are yolks often rich in vitamins? ¶
A: Yes, and minerals, lipids and proteins.
Q: Is yolk mostly extracellular to the oolemma? ¶
A: Yes, and being not accumulated inside the cytoplasm of the egg cell , contrary to the claim that the avian egg cell and its yolk are a single giant cell.
Q: Is yolk used to extract egg oil which has various cosmetic? ¶
A: Yes, and nutritional, and medicinal uses.
Q: Is yolk not living cell material like protoplasm? ¶
A: Yes, but largely passive material, that is to say deutoplasm.
Q: Are yolks known as "dwarf" or "wind" eggs, or the archaic term "cock egg"? ¶
A: Yes, Such an egg is most often a pullet's first effort, produced before her laying mechanism is fully ready.