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Is this egg ok

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicken chickie, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. chicken chickie

    chicken chickie Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I got this egg from one of my RIR ...is it ok to eat ..I'm not sure what that whitish stuff is
     
  2. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is called a chalaza. It anchors the yolk so it doesn't get damaged against the eggshell in case the egg is moved. They get smaller as the egg ages. You can pick it out if you want but its safe to eat.
     
  3. Just sayin

    Just sayin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the little rope that holds the yolk in the center.



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  4. chicken chickie

    chicken chickie Out Of The Brooder

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    Great !! Thanks
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, that it just the Chalaza. Nothing to worry about. [​IMG]

    Enjoy the egg!
     
  6. chicken chickie

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    Cooked it up and ate it already ...tasted fine ..thanks
     

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