bloom

  1. mvdct

    Sticky bloom... any thoughts?

    Hi all, Quick question. Attached are two photos of an egg from one of our chickens (a Rhode Island Red) in the nest box. First shot - top of egg. Second shot - egg rotated to reveal the bottom. Notice the chippings of hemp stuck to it. (we use Aubiose Hemp Bedding in the boxes). We have 3...
  2. imneva

    If an egg was layed in the yard

    If an egg was laid in the yard and it got rained on is it still good? Is the bloom still on it? It was out there For a few hours. Rained a couple of times.
  3. AmaranthineAcres

    Observations on Egg Blooms

    In my budding obsession with egg colors and all the factors influencing them, I have scoured the forums for information about blooms, but beyond knowing the purpose (sealing the egg to prevent bacterial contamination or moisture loss), I've found very little info. I know that bloom thickness...
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