Bllod on egg, now possibly not laying anymore.

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

  1. shieldusa

    shieldusa New Egg

    1
    0
    7
    Feb 9, 2012
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2010
    Ringgold, GA
    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.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by