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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fratmor, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. fratmor

    fratmor Songster

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    YUK! a bloody egg. I don't mean a speck of blood it was all bloody with a big blob of blood. what was that all about and will it keep happening.
     

  2. Gypsy07

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    Do you mean in an egg you were going to eat? If so, it sounds like a fertilised egg with a part developed embryo.
     
  3. spiritdance

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    Yah, it sounds like one of your chooks hid an egg for a few days on you. Might want to start digging down under the bedding of your nesting boxes. Sometimes they'll bury their eggs right before they go broody.
     
  4. fratmor

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    yes an egg that was going to get fried my son frecked out.[​IMG] I don't have a rooster so it wasn't fertilized.
     
  5. Gypsy07

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    Hmmm. That changes things a bit then! Not an embryo. Don't suppose you've got a pic? Sounds weird...
     
  6. mychookschick

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    Is it possible that it was a new layer? I have heard that their eggs can be bloody on the inside... [​IMG]
     
  7. NonnasBabies

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    Quote:Yes, it can happen with a new layer.
     

  8. Gypsy07

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    Quote:Yes, it can happen with a new layer.

    Is that common? I've never seen anything like that and I always eat my pullets' first eggs.
     
  9. chicknduck

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    Wow intresting. I learn something new everytime I visit the site.
     
  10. fratmor

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    Yes it can be anew layer I'm new at this and my girls are just starting to lay everyday I get new eggs. thanks to all
     

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