odd yolk ?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by pouletdile, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. pouletdile

    pouletdile Out Of The Brooder

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    So- just hard boiled a batch of eggs and a few of them appear to have a dot (about the size of a pencil eraser) of a creamy substance. What's up with that? they were only a day or two old.....
     
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What color was the dot? If it was grayish then I'll find some like that when I peel hard boiled eggs. Not sure exactly what it is. If it was part of the yolk that was creamy then maybe the water wasn't covering the eggs all the way. [​IMG]
     
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  3. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    I've seen like a greyish dot on some of mine that ended up cooking too long and caused discoloration. But I don't think it was something in the yolk you're seeing.
     
  4. loanwizard

    loanwizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Any of you have problems peeling fresh farm eggs? I have boiled some of mine and it has been a zoo compared to store bought.
     
  5. clucksbc

    clucksbc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe it is just fertilized...
    is a lighter creamy dot...though not usually as large as a pencil eraser...
    but maybe it sort of changed a bit while cooking...
     
  6. pouletdile

    pouletdile Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah, i was thinking it was probably fertilized. it was in the center. gross. thanks all
     

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