white spots on eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by phrogg, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. phrogg

    phrogg Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 25, 2009
    Monday, Ohio
    I have about 20 easter eggers... they're laying fine and all appear healthy. I'm just wondering why some of my eggs have small white spots all over them that wash off. I s this just chicken butt goo? If it is why would some of them be perfectly clean? And while I'm on the topic, an occassional egg will have a few small hard bumps on it, I guess just a little extra calcium deposit or something? I feed Dumor layer and they free range all the time.
    Thanks for any help.
  2. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

    Jul 5, 2009
    my barred rocks have those. i dont know what they are [​IMG]
  3. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2008
    North Georgia
    hmmm I don't know.... one of my EEs used to lay green eggs with little speckles all over (didn't wash off) and now she lays blue eggs with no speckles. I thought that was kinda weird.
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Usually just excess calcium. Nothing to worry about. In your hens egg laying career you'll likely see lots of little oddities.
  5. phrogg

    phrogg Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 25, 2009
    Monday, Ohio
    I forgot to mention there are about 5 barred rocks in the flock too.

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