The Egg Mystery....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mags2009, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2009
    I have a white rock that has been squatting for a couple of days now. I went out to the coop this morning and let them out and noticed near her vent she had what looked like dried blood on the feathers. I immediatly thought that she must have laid an egg somewhere, so I looked everywhere. In the nest boxes, around in the coop and in the run. (they do not free range, due to so many predators around us) I have not seen an egg anywhere. Could this just be a start to something? or do you think she laid somewhere? Maybe a soft-shell and she ate it???[​IMG]

  2. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    Cut Off, LA
    I would consider all of those possibilities. It is good that you are so observant. A lot of people would have over looked that. I would just take the best possible care of my birds with whatever my situation is and wait and see.

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