Blood on an Egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by UrbanPolish, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. UrbanPolish

    UrbanPolish Out Of The Brooder

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    My Campine Bantam hen layed an egg today with a few spots of blood on the shell? Do you think there is a reason to be concerned?

    Another rooster was trying to get at her mate through the chicken wire, and they were fighting a little, so I guess there's a very small chance the blood could be his. The egg was in the nesting box, though, which makes me think the blood is probably the hen's.

    Edit: Definitely blood and not poo
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  2. Eastins Eggs

    Eastins Eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wouldn't worry unless it continues for several days.
     
  3. UrbanPolish

    UrbanPolish Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks. I'll keep a watch on it.
     

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