Bloody egg...is my chicken ok?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gottsegnet, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. gottsegnet

    gottsegnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brown leghorn finally laid her first egg, five weeks after her flockmates. But there was a little blood on the outside of the shell. Is she ok? Do we need to do anything?
     
  2. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Chenango Forks NY
    She is fine. That is normal if it is only a little.
     
  3. gottsegnet

    gottsegnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good. I told my daughter (it's her chicken) and she is much relieved. Told her giving birth is a tough job!

    And it was only a little. I didn't see it when I found it in the nest, she just saw it washing it.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2009

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