Uh EW. Help pls.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HM16, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. HM16

    HM16 In the Brooder

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    Hi!

    I had way too much eggs so I thought I would scramble some up and give them back to the chickens.

    When I cracked this egg it has all these tiny ring things by the solid circle (I can't remember the correct word for that rn).
    And I'm just curious if one of my hens is sick?


    Sorry for the not so good pictures.

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  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    I think what you're looking at is a fertile egg... No big deal. Just cook 'em up and eat 'em!
     
  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    They look like blood spots on the yolk to me. That happens sometimes. Doesn't mean your bird is sick. Just an irregularity in the egg.
    You can still eat the egg if you want. BTW, lovely dark color to the yolk.
    Good news from your feeding program.
    Best,
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  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    Are you referring to the bullseye, or blastodisc? That's where chicks come from in a fertilized egg. That bit of red is a meat spot, a chunk of oviduct tissue.
     
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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    blue circle-fertile blastodisc.
    red circle-blood or meat spot.
    both normal and can be eaten by humans.

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  6. hmarg06

    hmarg06 Songster

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    I see what you're talking about, but I have no idea. It almost looks like a bunch of tiny ulcers? Can yolks have ulcers? Hopefully someone else will have an idea! I can't circle them on my computer since it seems the previous posters must not be able to see them on the screens they are using.

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    Ok, I used my phone, these areas I'm guessing.
     
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  7. Rose Quartz

    Rose Quartz Enabler

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    i think these are what the OP is talking about. I don't know the answer though
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  10. EggSighted4Life

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