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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cutter, Sep 29, 2010.
Can anyone tell why u get blood spots in some egg yokes and what to do about it.
I cracked several eggs for a scramble yesterday and one had blood in it that ran in the white. Not just the spec I've seen before. I just used a spoon to get that part out. I just figured it had to do with having roosters in my flock. But this is all new to me so what do I know. lol Someone smarter will be along any minute.
It has nothing to do with roosters. It is a problem or mistake or defect, whatever you want to call it, in the egg laying machinery in the hen. It happens to many hens once in a while. It will do you no harm to eat it, blood and all.
In my flock, I've seen it a few times in about 3 years; have not seen it in months.