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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by livabelleacres, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. livabelleacres

    livabelleacres New Egg

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    Good evening everyone, I have a question I just lost an Americana chicken from something, about a week ago she had blood on her egg, I just thought it was just from straining, but it happened the next day and then the next and as this was happening she was loosing butt feathers not sure if she was plucking or the others where doing it for her. On Sat night went in the coop she was dead, she was eating and vocal and such in the morning and in the afternoon when I checked on them, I was hoping this was isolated but now another one of my Americana chickens has blood on the egg looking like a smear as well. Does anyone have any clues into what maybe going on. Any help would be great. Thank you in advance. Rosa
     
  2. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Kentucky![​IMG]

    I would check in the "behaviours and egg laying" section. Someone should be able to help.
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - sorry for the circumstances. Does it appear as if the rest of the flock are pecking at their vents?
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. livabelleacres

    livabelleacres New Egg

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    Thank you everyone. The second one with blood seems to have stopped, just not sure what to the last one. I am grateful to have access to the info of so many others. Thank you.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Are these the first eggs laid by your hens?
     

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