WHAT is this?!?! (pic)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lcountry, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. lcountry

    lcountry In the Brooder

    May 11, 2007
    We had a few eggs that had passed their prime so I hard boiled them yesterday. Tonight the doggies were going to get an extra special boiled egg treat. When we shelled the eggs, THIS is what we found in one. It was hard, almost like a seed that had a brown outer layer that we scratched off when we cut it open. It was slightly bigger than a sesame seed.

    I didn't know anything could be IN an egg except for a chick! Thanks for filling me in!

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Looks like a meat spot, a piece of the reproductive tissue that sloughed off and got into the egg.
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    does that mean its rotten -- "roo juices" [​IMG]
  5. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!! Gross, yuck, ick!!!!
  6. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
    That's pretty nasty. I do agree with SpeckledHen, that it's a meat spot. I have to say, though, you have a great camera, lcountry.
  7. Quote:No, it can't be "roo juices" because there is no roo in with them. (The only reason I'm answering for Lcountry is because she's my mom.) [​IMG]
  8. CoopDelisle

    CoopDelisle Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    Gulf Coast
    Thank you for making me quit eating my Ben and Jerry's ice cream with bits of waffle cone in it....[​IMG]
  9. Whoops! Sorry 'bout that Coop. :eek:
  10. lcountry

    lcountry In the Brooder

    May 11, 2007
    You're darn right EWWWW!!! [​IMG]

    Can't be "roo juice" we don't have a roo with our girls. If it's reproductive tissue...why? Is she sick!?!?! Anything I need to do for her? Or is it just one of those things that happen? uhh...can I make it not happen again?


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