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Blood in my egg this morning..picture included!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sezua, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. sezua

    sezua Chirping

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    There is blood in one of my hen's egg . I haven't seen this before and when I tried looking up possible reasons I couldn't find any that looked like this (most pics were way worse [​IMG]) . This hen has had a few meat spots before and this reminded me of that but the extra amount of blood around it is what i am not sure about. Does anyone know what this may be and what it is caused from?..Thanks!

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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  3. Bigwig

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    Spots are caused by the rupture of a blood vessel during formation of the egg. Spots are not harmful to you and are okay to eat and as for the hen, I think she should be fine.
     
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  4. sezua

    sezua Chirping

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    Awesome! Thank you for the fast response and for the website information. I will bookmark that and use for further reference. [​IMG]
     

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