Blood in egg. We have no rooster!

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

  1. upitty

    upitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    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?
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  2. oh my!! I don't know, but it doesn't look to good!
     
  3. upitty

    upitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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. upitty

    upitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks so much for the link. Extremly insightful.
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  8. Eva2012

    Eva2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, for the link -- great help.
     
  9. upitty

    upitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Haha, Eva2012, Pepper looks exaclty like the hen in your profile photo!
     

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