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What's in this egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickylicious, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. Chickylicious

    Chickylicious New Egg

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    I am aware of "meatspots" from laying hens on occasion however this kind of looks like a real meat spot if you know what I mean. I had cracked two eggs into my mixing bowl to make fresh madeleines. I saw a yoke with a white cloud and a worm looking thing attached. I took the worm looking part out with a spoon which seemed to be attached pretty good. Now I knowingly do not have any roosters with the hens in that coop. I have 9 egg layers and had 23 cornish cross with them which were supposed to be all hens as well. So...what was in this egg?

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  2. TinaK

    TinaK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, it's a meat spot! Just one of the chunkier ones! Nothing unusual and nothing to be worried about. They are kind of gross though!
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2012
  3. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    If you are talking about the white thing attached to the yoke in the first picture, it is the chalzae (Sp?) and is a normal part of the egg. It is really noticeable in a fresh egg.
     

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