Weird stuff inside eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BlackberryAcres, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. BlackberryAcres

    BlackberryAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    There for awhile I was only getting 2-3 eggs per day from my ducks when I have 12 hens that could be laying. We switched to fermenting our feed, and now I'm getting 8ish eggs per day, yay! But I keep getting some odd eggs. At first I thought it was because they were old, but I've been making sure to get them all out of the nesting boxes and use them quickly, so I know it's not that now.

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    It was grayish, and attached to the yolk. I would think if it were a parasite it would be in the white?

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    This yolk is really cloudy- white mixed into the yellow. It was still firm and seemed fine structurally.

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    This is the third time I've gotten an egg like this. Once again, the light part is attached to the yolk. It didn't seem hard like a shell or anything, just clumpy.

    If anyone has any ideas of what this could be I'd love to hear it! Thanks!
     
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's normal.
     
  3. BlackberryAcres

    BlackberryAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! So they're safe to eat then? Any idea what it is?
     
  4. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Some people fish them out or just don't eat them, I scramble them and no one is the wiser. Extra from the reproductive process like the lining. Nothing wrong with her or the egg.
     
  5. BlackberryAcres

    BlackberryAcres Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome, thanks!
     

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