blood on eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by blessings2to9, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. blessings2to9

    blessings2to9 New Egg

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    One of my chickens is leaving blood on the outside of the egg. Should I be concerned.
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It happens some times. It's not a big deal and should stop within a couple days. [​IMG] Welcome to our flock!
     
  3. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    This happens to pullets when first laying and should stop soon.
     
  4. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! I have a young hen, (six months old) who lays a very large egg and there was a slight blood streak on one of hers recently and just yesterday one of the pullets laid her first egg and it was a decent size with a blood streak on the outside. The eggs themselves were fine. I expect it to clear up as the hens continue laying.
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2015

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