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Bloody Eggs!!??!!??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BarnChickyOO, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. BarnChickyOO

    BarnChickyOO Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2013
    Proudly Born in the USA
    Last night I talked to one of my customers, and she said that one of the eggs that she purchased from me had blood in it. Not just a spec, of a clump of tissue. A lot of it. Like real liquid blood.

    We eat a lot of eggs, and have never seen this before. What is the cause of it, and should I be concerned?[​IMG]

    Thank you so much! ;)
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Occasionally a hen will develop a 'glitch' in her reproductive tract and blood/meat spots or actual blood will occur. You could try candling the eggs and not selling any with problems. In commercial productions such eggs generally go for baking.
  3. DLV58

    DLV58 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2013
    In the last couple of weeks I've had 2 different girls lay bloody eggs...hope its not going to be a problem

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