What is this turquoise "egg" growing in my chicken meat?

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Offline Donnah

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Does anyone know what this turquoise egg-like thing is that was in a cooked chicken when sliced open?  There were three that could be seen and coloured staining on the flesh around them.  That's a regular sized steak knife in the photo.  The fellow in the meat department didn't seem keen to find out what it is, and squished the "egg" with his finger.
« Last Edit: 28/02/2016 22:40:28 by Donnah »
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Re: What is this turquoise "egg" growing in my chicken?
« Reply #1 on: 28/02/2016 09:57:15 »
They look like cysts.
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Re: What is this turquoise "egg" growing in my chicken?
« Reply #2 on: 28/02/2016 14:56:42 »
Don't eat there then. Likely a cyst in the battery chicken, which was spread by close contact and controlled by mass antibiotic use to keep them alive long enough to slaughter.

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Re: What is this turquoise "egg" growing in my chicken meat?
« Reply #3 on: 05/03/2016 12:24:43 »
*shivers*

LOL though at the thought of a non vegan scientist.  Unfortunately just barely more scientists are vegan than the rest of the population.