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Have you ever seen an egg that looked like THIS?? Picture

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I boiled some eggs and when I peeled them one of them were brown where it should have been white. Is this good to eat or is it a bad egg? It was the exact same color as the shell. I smelled fine and the yolk looked fine but the "white" was brown [​IMG] Here is a picture:

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  2. hot wing stables

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    i dont know but i wont take a chance
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    We didn't we threw it out...just in case.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    weird!..i hope someone answers ya!..good luck, Wendy
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    No, cant say I have. Kind of odd, isn't it?
     
  6. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Yes, very odd. It looked like an egg in every other way except the brown coloring lol Yellow yolk and smelled fine too. We have been getting eggs from someone else until our lay and have never seen that before.
     
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

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    Hubby said he dissected it more and he seen like a partial layer of something dark brown right around 1/2 of the yolk. I know her chicken eggs are fertile. Could it be that a chick started to form before she collected the eggs? i put them right in the fridge when I get them home. It's just weird.
     
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  8. Beekissed

    Beekissed Free Ranging

    I'd say this one had blood inside, even though fresh. There are times when I've cracked a fresh one and it was very bloody inside. This is just boiled blood, is all...turns brown.
     
  9. Gindee77

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    I would have mashed it up and fed it back to the chickens. They love eggs. That's what we do with the eggs we crack that have blood spots in them.
     

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