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Spots in Hard Boiled Eggs

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by chicksgalore, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Songster

    Jul 19, 2008
    I just hard boiled some eggs and once the shell was off, I could see a dark spot in on the yolk. I cut them in half and took the yolk out for deviled eggs and the dark (sorta green) spot seems to be the fertilized spot that's on the yolk. The eggs have been sitting out for maybe close to a week (not refrigerated) but they've not been in temp's above 70. Is this normal in fertilized eggs? I mean, they've not in any way developed have they?

  2. BettyR

    BettyR Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Texas Gulf Coast
    Yea, that's normal for a fertilized egg. Mine always have those spots.
  3. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    Are you sure it's not just a meat spot?

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