What is this?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by goldie1234, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. goldie1234

    goldie1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Several of my eggs had this sort of spot this morning. I threw one out about twice this size.[​IMG]
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Just a meat spot, nothing to be concerned about. The egg is still fine to eat.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Meat spot or blood spot.

    Caused by tiny blood vessel breaking when ova is released,
    or tiny piece of tissue breaking off somewhere along the way.

    Nothing to worry about, it's pretty common.

    This video is quite informative and shows how it happens.
    Egg Formation Video
     

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