Blood on shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sparkway, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. Sparkway

    Sparkway Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all
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    I have three out of six hens that just started laying for the first time a couple of weeks ago. Yesterday and today an egg had what appears to be a bloody smear. I didnt see anything on their butts. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
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  2. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This happened to me to when I first started chickens.
    I think that the hens just probaly tear tissue while starting and getting into the routine of laying eggs.
    I would not be worried about it!
     
  3. Sparkway

    Sparkway Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I will just keep an eye out :;
     
  4. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup![​IMG]
     

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