Dark spot in hen's eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by maudies8gang, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. maudies8gang

    maudies8gang In the Brooder

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    What causes a dark spot in an unfertilized egg?
     
  2. Wilmer Gehman

    Wilmer Gehman Songster

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    I wouldn't know, but I wouldn't eat it if I were you. It's okay to eat a fertilized egg though. How big was/is the spot? Where was The spot?
     
  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    How old is your hen? If she just started laying, it could be "tissue" which is edible. Got a picture?
     
  4. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

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    It might just be a blood spot, and if so, they are fine to eat. But if you still don't want to, just get it out with a spoon.
     

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