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Blood in my fresh duck egg!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by candira, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. candira

    candira Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 13, 2015
    Lexington, Texas
    So this morning when I collected my duck eggs, I accidentally dropped one, so I took it inside and cracked it in the dogs bowl to feed to the dogs. I was shocked to see like a ring around the yolk of blood. What does this mean?!

  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    It's probably a larger than average blood/meat spot. It happens when a piece of tissue breaks off while the yolk is released from the ovary. It's just something that occasionally happens, it doesn't mean that anything is wrong.
  3. Duckchick2011

    Duckchick2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2011
    @junebuggena So...it's kinda like a reverse nose bleed for ducks??? I didn't even know this could happen. [​IMG]

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