Hard yolk, why?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gmag25, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. gmag25

    gmag25 New Egg

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    So this morning I went to make breakfast for my kids and I. Went to crack open about 7 eggs into some hashbrowns and one of the yolks was hard like it was hard boiled but the egg white was still liquid. Why is that?
     
  2. Angiebubs

    Angiebubs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it have been frozen? And the white was the only part that had thawed?
     
  3. gmag25

    gmag25 New Egg

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    Could have been, I will check it now I just tossed in the trash. Thanks
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yeah be careful about frozen eggs - I am careful to use up frozen eggs right away after thawing in the fridge since I have had some crack after setting in the fridge for weeks and by that time I have to throw them away since they spoil inside with a crack.

    Also frozen eggs have watery whites, which I don't like.
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Thick, cheesy, rubbery yolks can be caused by cottonseed oils, sometimes found in cattle feed.

    Imp
     

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