is it normal for my silkie to have blood on her egg?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by silkie4300, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. silkie4300

    silkie4300 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 2, 2014
    my 4 month old silkie has layed an egg and has a few streaks on it , should this happen[​IMG]
  2. gootziecat

    gootziecat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2007
    Hampshire Co, WV
    This is not an unusual occurrence for the first few eggs laid by a pullet. It will not hurt the egg or the pullet, as long as the blood isn't in excess. You may see a few more on occasion. This can also happens if a hen/pullet lays an unusually large egg. Don't worry. She is fine.

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