Bad Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cwittofur, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. Cwittofur

    Cwittofur Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been getting one egg every day for a couple weeks now (Except for today and yesterday; looks like they were eaten [​IMG]).

    Anywho, I have "candled" my eggs a few times with a very high powered LED flashlight and I noticed that the eggs seemed blotchy. They don't look like this when I bring them in, at least that I can remember. Is this ok? or are the eggs bad? or heaven forbid something wrong with my girls?

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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    It's just a porous egg. Happens.
     
  3. Cwittofur

    Cwittofur Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. I read somewhere it could be a sick hen so I was all worried.
     
  4. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're fine.
     
  5. TroutsChicks

    TroutsChicks Fluffy Stuffins

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    I got a hen that lays the same looking eggs. If they float they are spoiled. They look pretty all lit up!
     
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    Float test them. Only thing is that you have to refrigerate them if you float them, since you will remove the bloom.
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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