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Blood in egg. We have no rooster!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by upitty, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. Hello people,
    Pepper my 3 year old wyandotte layed an egg that contained blood or some other kind of red substance (????)

    I checked her all over when we discovered it. We have a lot of egg's so it would've been layed about a week before we cracked it open (to make an omlete) and she showed no signs of ill health and is still laying normally.

    Any ideas on what might've happened?

  2. oh my!! I don't know, but it doesn't look to good!
  3. Holy crap that was quick! She (Pepper) is in perfect health (maybe a little too perfect, she's a bit fat :)

    She's been laying normally, eggs taste great, she's not behaving oddly, she's noisey and whatnot. I was just curious if anyone had information.
  4. no, I've never heard of it.
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    It's just one of those things that happens.
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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  7. Thanks so much for the link. Extremly insightful.

  8. Eva2012

    Eva2012 Chirping

    Jan 1, 2013
    Perris, CA
    Thank you, for the link -- great help.
  9. Haha, Eva2012, Pepper looks exaclty like the hen in your profile photo!
  10. Chook to chook

    Chook to chook In the Brooder

    Sep 29, 2017
    Santa Cruz Mountains
    This just happened today with one of our eggs! Very alarming while you're baking. Very healthy chicken. No roo. Will check your links above for insights. Thanks!

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