Blood on eggs & nesting boxes

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

  1. TeaselMeadowFarms

    TeaselMeadowFarms Hatching

    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.

  2. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    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 Songster

    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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