Very strange - Blood from nowhere !!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tamz08, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. tamz08

    tamz08 In the Brooder

    Hi, when I went to clean out the coop yesterday, which I do everyday I noticed fresh blood on the shavings. I checked each chicken in a blind panic but could not find any evidence of injury or loss of blood from their bottoms etc. They all seemed healthy as usual but I wondered could this have been something which one of them has perhaps spat out or been sick? I checked the coop this morning before I went to work and all was fine. If any else has had this strange occurrence, please advise. Many thanks

  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Songster

    Mar 14, 2011
    Could they have caught a mouse or some other critter and eaten it? I've seen mine with baby birds that have fallen out of the nest and heard of others with snakes, mice, etc.
  3. WI FarmChick

    WI FarmChick Songster

    Feb 22, 2012
    I noticed you said ...Blind Panic.....Slow down and check eat one very carefully from head to toe..... don't forget the ears.

    let us know what you find if anything..........Good Luck.

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