bloody egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dawglvr, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. dawglvr

    dawglvr Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi just cracked open an egg for breakfast and it was full of blood. What does this mean?
     
  2. organicfoltzfamilyfarm

    organicfoltzfamilyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a rooster? Could it be possible that is a fertile egg?
     
  3. chseeads

    chseeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2009
    Bloomington, Indiana
    Sometimes that just happens. Some kind of weird blip in their egg system.
     
  4. dawglvr

    dawglvr Out Of The Brooder

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    Was a rooster here but been gone at least a week. As long as its nothing to worry about. Thank you.
     
  5. warren

    warren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a couple of eggs like that a few months ago, but none since. It gives you a shock to see the blood if you have never seen it before. My hens tend to fly up in the air when they see me at the door and if I open it too quickly they drop down and bang their undercarriage on the step. I was wondering if they bruise themselves inside sometimes.
     

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