blood streak on outside of shell AND spot inside. what the...??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jeannieo, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this something I should be worried about? there is blood on the inside of the shell as well. [​IMG]

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  2. Mrs MIA

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    How old are the birds laying the eggs?
     
  3. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It can only be from hen(s) from 1.5-2 years old
     
  4. Mrs MIA

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    It's probably nothing to worry about. They're reaching the end of their highest productivity, and it's common to see it in hens that age.
     
  5. jeannieo

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    thanks a bunch. that's what I thought and I wasn't too terribly worried about it.
     

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