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

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    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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  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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