blood on eggs ever since *pic*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by whatsup chickenbutt, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. whatsup chickenbutt

    whatsup chickenbutt Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    Ever since this huge egg a few days ago, all three of my white leghorn's eggs (which have been normal sized since)have had blood smears on them. Is that just because she is recovering from that huge thing, or should I be concerned? There are no visible signs of blood on her backside.
  2. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Springville, Indiana
    I think it normal. I get eggs like that too. I hope it gets better.
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    I would say that that egg is equal to giving birth to a 12 lb baby, so bleeding is probably normal. Poor girl!
  4. I've had six kids and I feel sorry for that bird.
  5. Jolyn

    Jolyn Songster

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California

    One of my birds has been laying a bigger torpedo shaped egg lately......I thought that was big till i saw yours.
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2008
  6. nerfy

    nerfy Songster

    Aug 4, 2008
    Western Illinois
    Looks like the one my BR laid a week ago. As long as she looks good and eating well, the layer of this gigantic egg should be ok.
  7. whatsup chickenbutt

    whatsup chickenbutt Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    she seems to be ok. She is eating and active, and doesnt look any worse for wear. However, today, I was looking at her and she had some blood smears on the feathers on her two sides. Oh well, she's fine I guess. Im not going to worry too much, she is all over the place and acts perfectly normal. I guess she's just got a sore hiney....
  8. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Songster

    Apr 25, 2008
    Corn, OK
    LOL I got a triple yolker the other day, then she looked back at that egg like "Holy sh*t" after she laid it, I about died laughin! But she's fine, it was a little bloody, but she aint actin miserable or nothin...
  9. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

    May 8, 2007
    I don't think there's much you can do about it, except give it some time. Poor girl! That was a whopper of an egg! Hopefully, she'll be better soon.

    I've had pullet eggs with blood smears a few times, when they first started to lay. They all healed fine.
  10. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Yeah, I have a chicken who has blood on her eggs lately too. I was a bit concerned as well... [​IMG]

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