Blood on eggs, what would cause this?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jferlisi, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Within the last few days my SS (i believe) has laid an egg with blood on it. She doesn't seem to have any problems or anything and no ones pecking on her. Why would this happen and could it cause a problem. It seems to just be a drop that gets smeared on it. Thanks for the help john.
     
  2. alaina

    alaina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is this one of her first eggs? sometimes when they first start to lay, they have alittle blood with it, until they get used to it.... no worries,
     
  3. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Quote:No she has been laying for a few months now. About 3 months.
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:No she has been laying for a few months now. About 3 months.

    I have seen a little blood on eggs too, probably isn't anything to worry about, just keep an eye on her for a while to make sure.
     

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