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Blood on egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Country Parson, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. Country Parson

    Country Parson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I noticed some blood on an egg. I was in a hurry to get to work, and didn't have time to check the chickens. Today I can't find anything wrong with any of them. My wife said she saw some blood on an egg 3 or 4 weeks ago but forget to tell me.

    I this normal? Or does it indicate a problem?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Sometimes it happens with pullets that haven't been laying long.
     
  3. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I see that occasionally also. It is pretty common for pullets.
     
  4. thegoldengirls

    thegoldengirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens are going on 2 years and I get eggs with blood spots almost every day. Pretty sure it's the same hen, but hard to tell.
    I usually keep them for my own use and save the "pretty" ones for the few people that buy from me.
     
  5. kendra1178

    kendra1178 Out Of The Brooder

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    we get an egg with blood on it every few weeks or so. There hasn't been anything wrong with any of our hens, so we haven't been worried.
     
  6. ezgreen

    ezgreen Out Of The Brooder

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    We just noticed this on an egg. This was one of her first eggs so I am thinking it is because she is young.
     

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