frequent blood

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

  1. Pastor B

    Pastor B New Egg

    Dec 6, 2014
    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

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    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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