Blood On Egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by andylegate, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. andylegate

    andylegate In the Brooder

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    A couple of days ago I noticed one of my hens is laying their egg with blood streaked on it. I've never seen this before. Unfortunately, I don't know which hen it is as they all lay their eggs in the same spot.

    Here is a picture of the egg. The blood washes right off of course, but I'm concerned about the hen's health:

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  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    Unfortunately, there really isn't anything you can do about it, that I know of. Most people's experience is that this resolves itself in time. Good luck!
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging

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    Yes it is fairly common to see this in a newer layer. It should stop after some time.
     

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