frequent blood

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Pastor B, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. Pastor B

    Pastor B New Egg

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    I have 4 backyard hens which all stopped laying for a short period. When they started again one frequently has blood in the white of the egg, 3 of 5 . Is this common or does she have something I should be treating?
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Are you certain that it's just the one hen?

    How much blood, can you post a pic?

    Not uncommon to see small blood spots fairly frequently, caused by a tiny broken blood vessle when the ova is released but if it's a large amount and happen that often it could indicate an abnormality in her reproductive structure. Not sure if anything could be done about it tho.
     

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