Is this normal- bloody egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by emptynesterMom, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. emptynesterMom

    emptynesterMom Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 14, 2011
    Most of my hens have started to lay with out any problems, but today I found a fairly bloody egg. It was a different color than what I have been getting so I guess it was from someone new to laying. None of the others have had more than a smear of blood tinge but this was more. Everyone looks ok and is eating, drinking, and pooing with out any problem. Am I just being a "nervous Nelly"? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 18, 2011
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    It happens. Most will be just a smear, but every now and then you will get one that pops a good vessel and covers the egg. As long as it doesn't continue you have nothing to worry about.

  3. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    it happens don't worry about it

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