Worm in Egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bamitsbrittany, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. bamitsbrittany

    bamitsbrittany Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is this? I found it today after I cut open the hard boiled egg... I worm my chickens... Im not sure thats what it is though... [​IMG]
     
  2. Kelsie2290

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  3. bamitsbrittany

    bamitsbrittany Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Im thinking its probably that... just because I looked up worms in eggs and this doesnt look like that lol. It was a brown egg that it came from. But she is young.. not even a year yet..
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    Yeah, I’d also guess a meat spot or maybe a blood spot. They are not all that uncommon, even in younger chickens. The commercial operations electronically candle their eggs before they go to the supermarket so the customers don’t get surprises like that. The rejected eggs go to bakeries or places that beat the eggs so the customer can’t see the spot.

    It’s not real appetizing but it won’t hurt you if you eat it.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's a blood spot, that's all.
     
  6. bamitsbrittany

    bamitsbrittany Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone! Feeling better about it.... and its good to know it wont make anyone sick!! =]
     

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