Blood on eggs & nesting boxes

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TeaselMeadowFarms, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. TeaselMeadowFarms

    TeaselMeadowFarms New Egg

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    Aug 26, 2008
    Medina, NY
    Just recently our chickens eggs (the outsides) are bloody, went from one once in awhile to 3 a day, also we have notice blood on the sides of the nesting box. We recently changed feeds, but we had this issue before then. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Paul
    www.TeaselMeadowFarms.com
     
  2. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Maryland
    I don't have any idea what could be causing this, but giving the thread a bump up higher. I'm sure there are people who might have some ideas.
     
  3. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    You may have better luck posting in emergencies/illness thread.

    Good luck, sorry I couldn't be of help.
     
  4. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Are they laying bigger eggs when it happens? I have this when my girls lay a really big egg. If they are new layers that might be the problem.
     

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