do chickens bleed before they lay their first egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by narwhal master, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. I saw some blood under their roost and my girls are about a month away from laying and they all seem fine. is this normal?
     
  2. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure it's not intestinal lining?
     
  3. it just looks like blood but I think it might be something they ate
     
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    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Watch them closely in case this is coccidiosis. If you see any lethargic birds, not eating, standing around, treat with Corid asap.
     
  6. okay
     

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