Blood in eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Iflyonhorses, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. Iflyonhorses

    Iflyonhorses Out Of The Brooder

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    I only have 3 hens. Once in a while an egg will have a tiny red dot that looks like it could be blood. I'm wondering what the cause of this is and if it is anything to worry about? Otherwise the eggs are beautiful and delicious.
     
  2. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2009
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    Just a blood spot means a vessel broke somewhere along the path the egg traveled I get them once in a while.
     
  3. Carolyn

    Carolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not uncommon, happens more often in new layers but not exclusively.
     
  4. Iflyonhorses

    Iflyonhorses Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     

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