Help.. please .. Why is this egg fulll of blood?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Glos Girls, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. Glos Girls

    Glos Girls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, Could someone please help.. I cracked eggs this morning and YIKES!! An egg is full of blood & there is a membrane on the yoke, is this a fertilized egg or is something wrong? We were positive we did not have a rooster in with our hens. Thank you to anyone who may know .[​IMG]
     
  2. Thejperez

    Thejperez Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I had one of those not long ago...piece of tissue breaks off as the ova is released and get encapsulated in the egg.

    If only once I wouldn't worry, if it happens consistently then that hen has a serious reproductive problem and I would cull.
     

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