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Bubbles in egg?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TommyDaDelaware, Jan 6, 2016.

  1. TommyDaDelaware

    TommyDaDelaware Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chicken related question that I don't think can go anywhere else.. Whenever my mom cracks open an egg from our Showgirl, Frou-Frou, there's bubbles in the egg white. Like little air bubbles. I know that they have air sacs in the ends of eggs, but why would there be air bubbles in the whites? Just a curiousity question.
     
  2. ArcticMermaid

    ArcticMermaid Out Of The Brooder

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    You didnt say how old the hen is. In searching for info that might help you i found that older hens have this issue. Plus the bubbles can come from a flacid oviduct (especially if the egg is laid nearing molting) which allows air into the system
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Good info. I never knew that. [​IMG]
     
  4. TommyDaDelaware

    TommyDaDelaware Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shes about a year or two old. She is just coming out of a molt I do believe.
     

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