Blood spots in eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hheysunshine, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Hheysunshine

    Hheysunshine In the Brooder

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    6C3CEABB-733D-4254-BA82-2850C36E62C7.jpeg A1B169F7-66C9-4132-BF2D-694FEE8A89C0.jpeg i have 9 hens and 1 rooster. A variety of breeds buff Orphington speckled Sussex and cinnamon queens. My one buff Orphington has been very broody. I am not sure if the new were rooster is even doing his job but what would cause blood spots in eggs? Does this mean I am getting fertile eggs from my broody hen?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender

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    Blood in eggs has nothing to do with being fertile. It's extra tissue from the oviduct incorporated into the egg. I see it more when a hen was jumping around the day before. Blood vessels can rupture from frantic activity. I've seen them much worse.
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Right, called 'meat spots'.
     
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  4. Hheysunshine

    Hheysunshine In the Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  5. Hheysunshine

    Hheysunshine In the Brooder

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    Thank you
     
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