What are these red specks in my eggs, worms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rlhagan56, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. rlhagan56

    rlhagan56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering what these might be, I get one about every two days with 5 laying hens. Hope they aren't a *worm* of some kind. I planned on worming later today since my Valbezan finally showed up. Quick thoughts? Darn camera card is full and I can't get a close, close up picture.

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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    They are blood spots, nothing to worry about. These are worms in eggs...extra meat with your eggs! [​IMG]
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  3. rlhagan56

    rlhagan56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *eating lunch* Gee, thanks. Lol, okay just wanted to be positive after reading all of the informative worming threads on here. Feeding my apple to my horse.
     
  4. meganpearson

    meganpearson Out Of The Brooder

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    Just curious...what kind of worms are they, and are they common?
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    The worms shown in post #2 are large roundworms and are very common. They are not commonly found in eggs though.
     
  6. meganpearson

    meganpearson Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the clarification:)
     

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