Bloody eggs.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jonah.redsfan, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. jonah.redsfan

    jonah.redsfan New Egg

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    There is blood on the inside of some of our eggs recently. I need to know what causes this, and how I can treat it. Thanks.[​IMG]
     
  2. FrizzleFreak

    FrizzleFreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Usually, this is caused by:
    1) fertilized eggs sitting too long in a warm place
    or
    2) a bit of the hen's uterus got sloughed off along the way. This doesn't happen very often, but it is normal. We just feed those eggs to the dog.
    If it is happening more than twice a month, your hen might have some uterine damage. I can't think of a way to treat it though...you may just have to live with ucky eggs. Does the hen herself seem healthy, or do you not know who laid the eggs?
     

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