Clotts in Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MamaNessy, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. MamaNessy

    MamaNessy New Egg

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    Hi everyone!

    I am a very new to this forum thingo, but I have been raising chickens for many years.

    We "rescued" a couple of battery hens a few years back, and they have been good layers. Recently though, I have noticed that their eggs have clotts (solid, almost like meat) in them.

    I have tried searching BYC for any info re this but haven't found anything. Anyone know why this is? Is it some dietary problem or is it a prob with the girls? Someone even suggested this may be a viral problem (but they didn't know too much about chickens!)

    I hope I have posted this in the correct section - any suggestions would be gladly accepted! Thanks xxxx
     
  2. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Search up meat spots. An occasional one is normal. Just a bit of tissue that broke off while the egg was being formed. Alot of them though from all the hens might be a sign of a problem.
     
  3. MamaNessy

    MamaNessy New Egg

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    Thanks for that! I will give it a try! xx
     

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