Blood on outside of egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jannakaye, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE, Bitzi, has been "on strike" for a while now, but this morning I found one of her eggs and it has quite a bit of blood on the outside. I caught her (much to the displeasure of her sisters) and checked her over, finding nothing abnormal. Is this just because she hasn't been laying or do I need to make a run to the vet?
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    Last edited: Dec 5, 2015
  2. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It happens time to time with laying hens i had one (deleware) that had blood on her egg. It happened once and nothing the next time i be more concerned if it was a regular thing.
     
  3. coach723

    coach723 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto.
    Some times a small vessel can break during laying. As long as it's not a regular occurrence and it's not lots of blood it's probably not a worry.
     
  4. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! If I see something strange the first thing I think is "VETVETVETVETVETVET!" Lol I'll keep an eye on her and update if anything else happens.
     

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