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EE lays egg with blood on shell

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ace918, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Ace918

    Ace918 In the Brooder

    Jul 7, 2009
    Sweetwater, Tn.
    I have a 25 week old EE, she is a big bird, bigger than my RIR's.
    she had her first egg about 3 weeks ago and she lays 1 egg a week and they all have blood on them. The blood is smeared like it was on the egg before it was "ejected" There is an abrupt end of the smeared blood, like where she gave the final "push"
    I would say about 2/3 of the egg has the smeared blood on it.
    All the others I got with her are laying fine.
    Is there anything I can give her to help "grease the way" as it were?

  2. Falcon61

    Falcon61 Chirping

    May 5, 2010
    Should go away soon. Not much you can do about it as far as I know.
  3. chickendude

    chickendude Songster

    Jun 4, 2009
    Dutchess County NY
    Happened to my eggs many times. It is normal and will go away. If it doesn't and is a lot of blood then that is another issue.

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