Little flecks in eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by millerchix, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. millerchix

    millerchix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friend has noticed little reddish flecks in the egg whites. Does anyone know what it means and if the eggs are ok to eat?
     
  2. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive read its just some material from the hen and does not affect the egg
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    They are bloodspots, nothing to worry about and the eggs are safe to eat.
     
  4. millerchix

    millerchix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She thought it may be a sign of red mites. Do you know anything about those?
     
  5. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has nothing to do with red mites. Red mites are an external pest and will live on your birds skin and in their bedding and wood coop.
     

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