spots of blood in eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wasson54, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. wasson54

    wasson54 New Egg

    Jan 13, 2009
    I don't have a rooster & i have a few spots of blood in my eggs occasionaly? Can you help me out with this?
  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    Yeah, it's normal, not a problem at all. Don't worry [​IMG]

  3. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Fresh eggs sonmetimes have these spots. They are absorbed over time so store-bought eggs rarely have them since the eggs are old.
  4. Carolina Chicken Man

    Carolina Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    Raleigh, NC
    You will sometimes get what I call a meat egg too.

    It will have a little chunk of brown something in it, looks like tissue.

    I personally don't eat them, I give them to my dog.

    Store eggs are candled and they grade these out.
  5. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    The blood spot is from when a blood vessel breaks along the way of the egg making. I just lick them out with a spoon and go about things.
    You see it alot in new layers.

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