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blood spot in egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by baxtersbeauties, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. baxtersbeauties

    baxtersbeauties In the Brooder

    Aug 4, 2008
    Stoneville NC
    i am getting some eggs with blood spots in them. What does this spot come from and will it go away or is it there because of something i am not doing. Thanks
  2. sewincircle

    sewincircle Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Central New York
    You are not doing anything wrong at all. Blood spots are not harmful and are caused by the rupture of a blood vessel during formation of the egg. They are still edible. You can remove it with a knife. Its a "meat" spot. The problem will probably correct itself in time.
    Good luck!!!
  3. davidb

    davidb Songster

    Dec 15, 2008
    north east Georgia
    It will soon go ,it want hurt the egg

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