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Eggs with brown black streaks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Soot the silkie, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My barred rock girl has been laying eggs with brown black streaks on them. Why is this? Is it blood? Or poops? Or some bodily fluid? It really doesn't look like blood or poops. But most importantly, is my girl unhealthy and that's why she's laying these eggs? I'm no expert and I'm very paranoid about my girl's health.
     
  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like poopy.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    looks like somebody walkes on them with dirty/poopy feet
     
  4. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's poop. Make sure your nest boxes are always clean.[​IMG]
     
  5. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok haha I'm stupid. Looks like someone stepped in a fresh one... [​IMG] I'm so very dumb!
     
  6. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poopy happens [​IMG]
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Not at all - you just didn't know what it was, so you asked - that's the smart way to do things.
     
  8. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, in my opinion, that was stupid.
     
  9. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I am not understanding what you think is stupid?
     
  10. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's stupid to be overly paranoid and not realize that it's obviously poop on the eggs. And if you're saying that that is not stupid, well, you're really nice. Thank you.
     
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