What are blood rings (death rings) caused from?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by americana-chick, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they caused from bacteria? or can they be caused by temps. being crazy? thanks!
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Blood rings have nothing to do with the cause of death. They are caused because the chick died an the hart stopped.
     
  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh really? this site i was looking at called them death rings.. could that be cause by a power surge/unstable temps? thanks!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    A blood ring is caused when an embryo dies and the blood leaves the veins and pools in one area that looks like a ring or circle drawn around or on the inside of the egg. Anything can cause it, certainly temperature swings, etc.
     

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