Disapearing spots

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JennH07, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. JennH07

    JennH07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get at leat one egg out of six a day that looks normal, but when I get it wet to wash it there appear spots on the egg. As I scrub the egg they come off. What on earth is this?? Anyone know??
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Probably just a part of the bloom that hens deposit on the eggs when they lay them. Nothing to worry about.
     
  3. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i get one like that from my barred rock or cuckoo maran ( not sure which one ) anyway it is normal and some eggs do have spots on them. i also have one that lays a brown egg with white spots and when u wet them the spots turn a dark brown. then fade back to white.
     
  4. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Brown are chicken spray paint, red is blood - blood tends to rinse off w/o scrubbing. (and there shouldn't be that many days of blood)
     
  5. JennH07

    JennH07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the replys. I figured it was nothing to worry about, just wondered what it was.
     

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