eggs looking back at me, what Is it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chick rookie, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. chick rookie

    chick rookie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been to the learning cntr and scaned the forum and cant find this. Sorry if I missed it or if I put this inn the wrong place. But......



    I cracked an egg for breakfast this am and it was looking back at me. see the 2 blk dots??? What is that and why is it in my egg and is it safe to eat????

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    never seen this before and I have been eating farm eggs all my life???
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    I imagine they are "meat spots," tiny bits of tissue, quite safe to eat. Older hens more commonly lay eggs with meat spots. I see them now and then.
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Safe and happens from time to time. Commercial systems can find that stuff and they don't make it into cartons in stores but it is common for them too.
     
  4. chick rookie

    chick rookie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok good deal thanks
     

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