bloody, soft-shelled egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jamiebelle1207, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. jamiebelle1207

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    I have what I think is an older white leghorn who hardly ever lays and when she does, it's soft-shelled and usually broken by the time I find it. This morning in the litter there was just a shell-less mass (looked like there was a thin membrane with it) with what looked like blood clots mixed in. Does this happen as older hens stop laying? I did a search but didn't really see anything about blood mixed in with the eggs….
     

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