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Blood on egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nkacerek, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. nkacerek

    nkacerek Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 12, 2009
    Morris County, NJ
    Went into the coop this morning to collect eggs and noticed one covered in wood shavings and blood but inside looks fine. Is this normal? What should/can I do?
  2. Urbanfarmerkc

    Urbanfarmerkc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2010
    Raytown, MO (BY KCMO)
    Was it a big egg? Also, was your girl a pullet?

    It isn't that uncommon usually it means she had some difficulty delivering it. Bless her heart. [​IMG]

  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:I agree. I got a first egg from an EE the other day that was pretty blood streaked. I just made sure there wasn't copious amounts of blood around her vent. She's fine.
    The vent has to stretch a bit for those first eggs. That's perfectly natural [​IMG]

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