Jumbo egg!! *PICS* UPDATE! why is there blood?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have three ducks that are laying. 2 khakis, and a rouen. The khakis have been going on and off, but the rouen has been laying everyday since she started. But yesterday she didnt lay, so I thought she was slowing down for winter, but today she laid a woper!

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    But it has a chip it it, is it ok to eat? Or do I fry it up and feed it back to them? Heres a pic of the chiped egg.

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  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    It'll be fine to eat, I had a huge egg the other day too.

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  3. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holy Schmidt! That's a big 'un ! If it has a chip, I would not personally eat it. Hard boil it and chop it up and give back to them as a treat. (that will kill any bacteria present)
     
  4. GrannyCarol

    GrannyCarol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If its clean and fresh, I'd use it, but I would use it right away. If its been around a day or so, I'd feed it to my dogs.

    Whatcha want to bet its a double yolker?

    I had a doozy a few years back:

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    It weighed almost 8 oz!

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    Turns out it was a full egg inside another full egg:

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    Weird!
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! That is weird! I dont think ill eat it, but I hope she lays one like this tomarrow! Lol. Thanks guys!
     
  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a double yolker!
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    why is there blood?
     
  7. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    Quote:OMG! That's crazy! [​IMG]
     
  8. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    Quote:If that egg is fresh and clean you'll be fine eating it right away. Sometimes I put scotch tape over it if I plan to eat it the next morning but never longer than the next day.
     
  9. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cracked it open, and there was blood, why though?
     
  10. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    Quote:That happens from time to time, especially in new layers. It's just a bit of blood (probably from the stress of 2 big yolks) that got caught in the process of forming the egg. It won't hurt you to eat, but I'm sure it grossed you out just enought that you fed it back to the ducks! [​IMG] LOL! Sometimes I can scoop out a small blood spot and cook breakfast and sometimes I just can't deal with it... depends on how cheeky I'm feeling I guess [​IMG]
     

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