1. providentialpastures

    providentialpastures Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 19, 2008
    I was gathering eggs today and found an egg with a little blood smeared on it(I don't know which chicken laid it, I have about 45 hens). Would anyone know if something is wrong and if so, what to do about it?
  2. Minx

    Minx Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 29, 2008
    Western Australia
    Quote:Can happen sometimes if the hen has strained a bit.

    Check the vents on your hens though as straining can cause a prolapse which will need attention.
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    yea thats somewhat normal... If its a new hen or a larger egg sometimes blood can get on it. Also if the hen has a little to much fat that can cause blood.

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