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Blood on Egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ccchicken, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. ccchicken

    ccchicken In the Brooder

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    Hi - one of my EE's (she is my most consistent layer) laid an egg today that had some blood on it - it was dried by the time I saw it. Is this just a once - off or should I be concerned?

    thanks for your help!
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    It will happen in the course of egg laying. You may see it again occassionally. Don't worry over it unless you think it is excessive. You might turn up a few rumps and just have a quick look to make sure everything is ok.
     
  3. ccchicken

    ccchicken In the Brooder

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    Whew - thank you! [​IMG]
     
  4. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    yes a lil blood on the egg is normal.
     

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