Bloddy Yolk

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by countrychickengirl, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. countrychickengirl

    countrychickengirl The Delaware Project

    Dec 4, 2009
    Hi everyone - I grabbed a rather large egg from the fridge today (about a week and a half old) and when I cracked it, the yolk was brighter yellow than normal and there was what appeared to be a thick blood clot in the white of the egg - what causes this and is there reason for concern??
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Sometimes when laying a small blood vessel in the hen breaks when she is laying leaving blood spots, and it is nothing to worry about. Here is one from one of my WL:

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