flecks of brown material in the egg whites during Nov/Dec

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by iliamna, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. iliamna

    iliamna Out Of The Brooder

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    The few eggs I get this time of year have brown flecks of material in the whites. The eggs are brown too. Also the shells are quite soft. Does anyone have any ideas what might this might be or what might be causing it? Thanks
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    soft shells usually mean a vitamin deficiency. most likely calcium. little "stuff" inside fresh chicken eggs are normal. even blood spots! it will still taste like an egg [​IMG]

    i'm curious about your user name. i'm from the iliamna lake are here in Alaska, i used to live in Nondalton. do i perhaps know you?
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2009

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