Blood spots on egg shell

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by newchickgal, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. newchickgal

    newchickgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my hens laid an egg today that had spots of blood on the outside of the egg shell. She acts alright otherwise, eats, runs around and seems upbeat. Is this something that I should worry about?
     
  2. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Nope.
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Oh, don't worry, that will happen from time to time. As long as she seems active and healthy, no worries! [​IMG]
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Probably nothing to worry about. Just in case, check her vent area for mites.
     
  5. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Always happens occasionally with my new layers
     
  6. newchickgal

    newchickgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I won't worry so much now, unless she starts acting different. I always check for mites so all ok there. Thanks for reassuring me.
     

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