Bloody egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by slystr, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. slystr

    slystr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my pullets is laying eggs with blood on them. I can't tell which bird it is. Her first and second egg had dried blood on them when I collected them. Is this a problem?
     
  2. eggcetra_farms

    eggcetra_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of mine (a SS hamburg) had a bloody first egg. Bloody enough to worry me. I checked her vent and it looked fine, no blood, no sign of trauma.... She's never had another bloody one since. I don't think I'd be too worried about it unless it keeps continuing.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sometimes this happens. I wouldn't worry too much about it. They are just getting used to the egg thing and an egg is a big thing to be popping out. Just a tear in the pullet, she'll get better over time.
     
  4. slystr

    slystr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks!
     

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