blood in the egg

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by noodles, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. noodles

    noodles Out Of The Brooder

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    i cracked an egg the other day and there was a coupla blood spots in it, what could that be??
    it was a FRESH egg laid just that morning. I can't see where i could have been fertilized because i don't have any roos.. unless the dog snuck in there....
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Blood spots, also called meat spots are pretty common in eggs. It is caused by a "hiccup" in the reproductive tract. No rooster needed for those. [​IMG]

    Jody
     

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