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Blood spots in eggs

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Didymus, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. Didymus

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    I have 4 hens, no roosters but sometimes find blood spots on the outer edge of the yolk. I am concerned because I give away a lot of eggs. Is this a bad thing, and can they still be eaten?
     
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  3. Didymus

    Didymus Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much! I have 4 hens. There is only one that I have found the little spots on the edge of the yolk. We don't worry about it. The hens are about 16 months old. Does anyone know how long chickens life or when they totally stop producing eggs. We found they laid better and more eggs when we feed them raw sunflower seeds. They love, love, love mealworns and like cheerios, but eat them last.

    I will read all the info you sent me.

    Again, thanks for taking the time!
     

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