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blood on egg shell?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Anny, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    I went out to collect eggs and notice smeared blood on one of the eggs. I looked over the chickens none of them are bleeding, should I be worried? was the egg just bigger and that's why their may have been a little tearing and blood?
     

  2. Crazy_For_Chickens

    Crazy_For_Chickens Songster

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    Nov 18, 2008
    Minnesota
    No I would not be worried. Because sometimes the oviduct is a little small and the eggs have to squeeze to get out, but soon the oviduct will sort of streach(if you would call it) and get bigger.(so then the eggs will have enough room to go through).
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Are any of your hens new at laying ??
     

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