Bloody egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kardar2, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. kardar2

    kardar2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    We only have hens no rooster. We cracked open an egg and and it was bloody. What is this from? Thanks
     
  2. ladynewtochicks

    ladynewtochicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a blood vessel or a piece of tissue from the hens oviduct. If you use the search function you will find a million posts about it
     
  3. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Small rupture in a blood vessel in the oviduct while egg was forming, causing some blood to leak into the developing egg. Perfectly safe to eat.
     
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  4. kardar2

    kardar2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never mind I did a search and found other with the same topic. Broken blood vessel. The dog got a treat LOL
     

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