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Weird gray lump in egg white

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DrtBk27, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. DrtBk27

    DrtBk27 Hatching

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    Today my son was about to eat an egg from our chickens that was hard boiled. When he started to peel it he found a gray lump, with a little yellow around it. I pulled it out, it was pretty firm but I squeezed it and brown gunk came out. I've never seen anything like it, pretty gross. it was far from the yolk. It couldn't be a meat spot could it? It was at the top, in the whites where the yellow [​IMG]is. Any ideas what it is? We don't have a rooster either. [​IMG]
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] It looks like a bit of 'lash' that was encapsulated within the egg. Lash is material that sloughs off of the reproductive tract and presents in many forms.
     
  3. DrtBk27

    DrtBk27 Hatching

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    Thanks for the feedback. If for some reason he hadn't seen it and eaten it would it have hurt him? Still grossing me out, kinda wish I hadn't squeezed it lol
     

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