white spots on chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jrhoda, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. jrhoda

    jrhoda New Egg

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    Can anyone tell me why some of my eggs have white spots on them. Looks like white paint got splattered on them. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Probably not enough water available or too much calcium.

    My Barred Rock lays one just like that every day.
     
  3. jrhoda

    jrhoda New Egg

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    I never let them run out of water. Maybe its too much calcium?
     
  4. gaduke

    gaduke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get those once in a while I think its calcium.
     
  5. jrhoda

    jrhoda New Egg

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    Is their anything to do to fix it?
     
  6. detali

    detali Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Occasionally I get a speckled egg too. I don't think it's anything to worry about.
     
  7. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I get them too and wonderd if we needed to worry about it. We have eaten them looking that and no difference. Tasted the same and still alive. All of our chickens are healthy and happy.
     
  8. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even the grocery store eggs have them- the white eggs you can't see the spots but can feel them and the brown eggs have brown raised spots and white spots- I don't think it's anything to worry about either.
     
  9. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It's the bloom, your bird is just very healthy.
     
  10. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pips&peeps :

    It's the bloom, your bird is just very healthy.

    The bloom?? I though it coated the whole egg. Why would it be spotty?
    Please tell me more if I'm missing something.​
     
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