Totally blood covered egg from older hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gritsar, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I've seen my share of blood streaked eggs, but this is different. I just collected an egg from one of my 3 year old hens that was so covered in blood, barely any shell color was showing through.

    The egg wasn't larger than normal, in fact it may have been a bit on the smaller side. I immediately checked everyone's bum. No blood.

    Still normal? (even when it's not just a few streaks)

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