Bloody eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Remudamom, May 9, 2009.

  1. Remudamom

    Remudamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I decided to leave some eggs in the coop to see if anyone felt broody. There are three eggs in there, and each morning when I go in one has been pushed aside. This morning there was blood on them. I didn't see any blood on the hens, what's up?
  2. Remudamom

    Remudamom Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. firedove

    firedove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2008
    Fitzwilliam NH
    I believe that it is probably from one of your hens bursting a blood vessel while laying. I have had it happen once where a box with 3 fresh eggs had blood all over it. I don't know who it came from and appeared to have no effect on the hen. I don't know what the consequences for a hatching egg would be.

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