blood on an egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by owlwithpeas, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. owlwithpeas

    owlwithpeas Out Of The Brooder

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    Feb 1, 2009
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    Hi there,

    This morning I found blood on an egg. The pattern of the blood smear looked like it happened as it was being laid.

    Is this a sign of something serious? I haven't found a hen yet with an injured vent but I haven't checked through all of them.

    thanks in advance for the help!
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Usually a hen will have blood on the egg if the hen just started laying.
     
  3. owlwithpeas

    owlwithpeas Out Of The Brooder

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    These hens have been laying for about 6 months.
     
  4. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Quote:I do not know what it would be then. Hopefully somebody else would now.
     

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