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Mysterious Blood?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by xx Georgina xx, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. xx Georgina xx

    xx Georgina xx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    When I let my chickens out, I was getting ready to go out (their was no strange behaviour)
    However an hour later I saw blood on the ramp.
    I counted all chickens to make sure there were not any missing (no one was missing) and then I checked for any wounds, but there wern't any.
    I am very worried where the blood was from

    We do have slight issues with feather loss (1 Cochin has no feathers on her chest, 2 black pekins are missing there feathers round the back of the heads) but no dried blood from them (we do put mite powder on)


    This is not my photo or my coop, but this is what I roughly saw but the blood was not dry (wet) and was at the top of the ramp.

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    Any ideas??? I am very worried
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2016
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Have you checked their vents to see if anyone has a prolapse or a vent that is bloody?
     
  3. xx Georgina xx

    xx Georgina xx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Checked:
    Vents
    Neck
    Comb
    Feet
    Under Feathers
    Under wings

    No sign of blood
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hmmm...it is a mystery.
    Broken blood feather maybe?
     
  5. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weird! Have you clipped their wings lately? My sister cut one of ours too short and it bled and left a streak! Otherwise I have NO idea![​IMG]
     

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