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Bllod on egg, now possibly not laying anymore.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by shieldusa, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. shieldusa

    shieldusa Hatching

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    I have three Rhode Island Reds that I raised from chicks. I got my first eggs at almost exactly five months old. First only one egg, but then three eggs in one day. Early on one laid a large egg with two yolks inside. I can't remember if it was immediately after this that I noticed some blood on one of the eggs laid each day for two or three days. Now I am only getting two eggs a day. Could one of the hens been injured from laying a large egg? Should I do something? Will this issue resolve itself and she begin to lay again? Thanks for any help.
     

  2. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Songster

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    Blood on the egg shell of the first eggs or on an exceptional large egg is common. I dont think it is anything to be worried about. Should go away soon.
     

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