Meat spots in Copper Maran eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jzervas92, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. jzervas92

    jzervas92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, my black copper maran has always seemed to lay eggs with meat spots in it. Sometimes it a lot sometimes it's a little but it always seems like she lays an egg with an imperfection inside it. I really don't think I've ever gotten an egg without something in it, she's a little over a year old now.I was wondering if I've been doing anything wrong that would be causing this or if there was anything I can do to prevent these meat spots from happening. She's a big girl but I don't give them excess treats and they eat fruits and vegetables. I also rotate probiotics, vitamins, and apple cider vinegar in their water. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    I have read that it's genetic, and some hens just lay eggs with meat spots. Seems to be common in BCM.

    Mine has meat spots too, and I don't feed her or treat her any differently than the rest of the flock. She's my only hen that does that.
     
  3. jzervas92

    jzervas92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the response. She's my only hen that does it too. I was getting concerned because it seems to happen a lot, but she acts completely normal so I'm sure everything is fine
     

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