1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Blood Speckles ON eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BCfarmerwannabe, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. BCfarmerwannabe

    BCfarmerwannabe New Egg

    8
    0
    7
    Nov 1, 2010
    Okay.. I went to collect the eggs today and 5 out of 7 of the eggs have blood speckled and tiny blood streaks on the shell. These are not new layers...and it is not the "typical streaks" as seen on the odd egg.. or when you have a new layer. The only thing out of the ordainary is I suspect we had a skunk visiting last night, as when we woke up this morning there was a strong smell of skunk in the air.
    Can anyone tell me whats going on with the eggs? should I be concerned? (I know the skunk is a concern put thats a different post all together [​IMG] )
    Thanks for your replies... I will try to post a pic, so you can get a better understanding of what I mean about the blood speckles...
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by