Blood on egg this morning

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hawtchick, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. hawtchick

    hawtchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 11, 2008
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    I went out to check the nest boxes for eggs, and found 4 to my surprise. [​IMG]

    One of them did have some blood on it though which hasn't happened before, but I am assuming that someone new is laying since we don't usually get 4, so is that normal or should I go check.
    I did go and give a quick look at the girls and saw no blood on the feather around that area, but my girls that are laying are red (buff comets), so It's kind of hard to tell.

    Thanks
    Jess
     
  2. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Yep, This is normal! Especially for a new layer! [​IMG]
     
  3. hawtchick

    hawtchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh thank you so much!!! Glad to know that. It wasn't even a big egg, so I can only imagine if she lays a double. [​IMG]
     
  4. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    I remember the first egg I saw with blood on it--it looked like she had been through war inside her nesting box...there was blood on the egg and blood smeared on the inside of the box...it was scary! But she was just fine!!! [​IMG] lol about a double yolker!!! I KNOW!!!! [​IMG]
     

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