Bloody eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JimnJanet, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. JimnJanet

    JimnJanet Songster

    Jan 29, 2008
    S.W Pa.
    I have gotten two bloody eggs in as many days.
    First one.
    These two pics are from today..2nd egg.
    Now i don't know which end of the egg comes out or is supposed(?) to come out of the vent first but in the first pic it is clear that the egg came out big end first. Is this the problem ? Or do eggs come out either end first and if so is there somethin else goin on here ?
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2008
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Do you know which chicken? I would examine her the best you can, see if she has an injury or something
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    the blood comes from a vessel breaking as she lays the alot of times young pullets will have blood on the 1st few eggs they lay.because their bodies are adjusting to laying.
  4. Ericasl

    Ericasl Songster

    Feb 21, 2008
    The Dalles OR
    I am having the same problem with one of my EE hens, one day blood then no blood then 2 days blood. I know what henof mine it is. I keep picken her up and checking her hind-end:he. Nothing on the outside, but her eggs are big. I would love an idea also.

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