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Pics of weird yolk spot - advice?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LizzzyJo, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. LizzzyJo

    LizzzyJo Songster

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    I posted before about a weird spot on the eggs of one of my girls and today I finally got a pic!

    Is it a meat spot? What can I do to stop them?
     
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  3. RinaRoo

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    No idea here, but following to learn.
     
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  4. courtsmarans

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    I've always just called these "fertile spots". We have always eaten them (or just picked the little bits out). Do you have a roo and did your girl get to sit on this egg for a few days?
     
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    I do have a roo, but I pick them up everyday. It’s been really hot here. Could it be the heat of one day? No one is broody.

    I don’t mind eating them, but if I give friends a carton I’d rather them not look like this.
     
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  6. Texas Kiki

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    This isn't a meat spot, I don't think, this is an embryo.

    Do you not refrigerate your eggs?

    To stop it collect your eggs more often and put them straight into the refrigerator.
     
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  7. courtsmarans

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    I'm not sure the heat would affect that, hopefully, someone can answer that question for you. I sell eggs to co-workers and they have found a few like this- I just assure them they are fine and all is well. I understand your concern though!
     
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    I don’t refrigerate them until 3 or so weeks old. Would that stop this? It’s like 73 in my house.
     
  10. Texas Kiki

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    Put them in the fridge as soon as you collect them.
    You are going to end up with chickens hatching on your counter.
    :sick
     

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