Black spots in egg yolk

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickentender8, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. chickentender8

    chickentender8 Out Of The Brooder

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    My husband noticed yesterday morning some black spots in the egg yolks. Would anyone know what causes that?
     
  2. birdonerous

    birdonerous Out Of The Brooder

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    I think that's called a meat spot, check out this link.
     
  3. chickentender8

    chickentender8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!!
     
  4. chickgrrl

    chickgrrl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the article - I've been wondering about that. We have brown eggs.
     

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