eggs with tiny red specks inside

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by billmac, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. billmac

    billmac Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    Some of my eggs have tiny red specks inside. They don't bother me but they are unappealing to people I sell eggs to. I have Rhode Island Red hens and no rooster. They get Agway layer pellets and grit/oyster shells.

    Any ideas? It doesn't happen to all eggs.
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    They are called meat spots I believe. I get them once in a while but it doesn't affect the taste at all. You might be able to see them(if their big enough) when you hold a flashlight up to the egg in a dark room.

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    Last edited: Dec 28, 2009
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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