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Little dark dot

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ellenaspen, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. ellenaspen

    ellenaspen Out Of The Brooder

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    Some of my eggs have a little dark dot in them. What is that?

    TIA
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Maybe a tiny blood spot??? Some eggs develop them. [​IMG] No big deal, although I do remove them when I find them (the spot - not the egg...lol).
     
  3. kristamarie

    kristamarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That little dark spot you're talking is called the Blastoderm or Germination sac I believe. Its part of the normal anatomy of an egg. Perhaps that is the part that would get fertilized? either way all of my eggs have it- so I looked it up to see what it was [​IMG]
     

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