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Blood streaking on eggs. Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nursesammy, May 19, 2010.

  1. nursesammy

    nursesammy Songster

    Mar 21, 2010
    Alta Vista , KS
    I have a RIR hen that layed her first egg two day ago. I'm so excited for her! Anyway, every egg she has layed so far has had a liltle bit of blood streaked on it. Is this normal in new layers?
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Yes, it's normal for new layers. Just check her bottom and make sure there isn't copious amounts of blood.

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