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Blood in eggs?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DEBRA56, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. DEBRA56

    DEBRA56 Out Of The Brooder

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    What does blood in my hens eggs mean?

    Thanks, Deb
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I tend to find this in new layers mostly. When they pop a vessel along their reproductive tract and it gets wrapped up in the shell. Nothing to worry about. Sometimes meat and blood spots can be genetic, so just don't hatch eggs from the ones predisposed to the issues if it is unsightly.
     
  3. DEBRA56

    DEBRA56 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply. I don't have a rooster so have no worries about hatching them.

    Deb
     
  4. DEBRA56

    DEBRA56 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens are 2 1/2 yrs old. Not new layers. Thanks for your reply :)
     
  5. CHICKENFARMER22

    CHICKENFARMER22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens eggs have blood in them sometimes to I was told they they won't really hurt you but if you could try pick out the blood
     

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