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Scared frist bloody egg"photos"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bare bottom farm, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Bare bottom farm

    Bare bottom farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] This is the frist bloody egg photo but she has laid two in a row that are bloody. Is this normal? Do I need to do any thing for her?
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  2. Andi

    Andi Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're not alone. I freaked when it happened to one of my girls. I'll leave a link below to the thread I posted. I had only 1 bloody eggs since my post and it was minimally bloody. All my girls are fine. If your girls' behavior seems normal, then there's likely little to worry about. Scary though, isn't it?!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=273527
     
  3. Bare bottom farm

    Bare bottom farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Thank you so much for your post.... I was soooooooo [​IMG] worried.. I hope and pray she will not lay a bloody egg tomorrow [​IMG]
     
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  4. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine does that from time to time... I mean they do have to puch that outta them right!? Just watch their rears and she should be fine [​IMG]
     
  5. gsim

    gsim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of 24 pullets of 7 mo age, I have seen one bloody egg, and no repeats. Had several soft or thin shelled ones as each newbie came online. [​IMG]
     
  6. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Prissy's first egg was as round as a basketball (a Bantam sized basketball...) and had blood on it. The next one was less round, less blood. As the eggs went slim the blood went away and she was the only one it happened to.
     
  7. Bare bottom farm

    Bare bottom farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all , I got another bloody egg today. So I feed some veggie oil to them,sure hope this helps.... [​IMG]
     
  8. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2009
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    With some hens bloody eggs are normal. It seems like they want to impress the others [​IMG], but seems to decrees with time. Hope this helps.
    Most of my young (under 2yrs old) hens tend to have bloody eggs. It is easy to clean for eating and does not seam to affect hatching.
     
  9. Bare bottom farm

    Bare bottom farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Do I need to clean her bottom or anything? She acts normal and eats good her feathers on her butt just look unkept.
     
  10. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Tell her to stop laying eggs!

    Sorry, just couldn't resist that. Not much you can do, it'll be fine don't worry! If it isn't, there's little to be done anyway. A warm bath is a possibility I suppose, but not in the dead of winter, that would only make things worse, and really it's not really something to worry about. Just make sure she's eating well and let her be.
     
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