What would cause the egg white, Albumen, to be stained blood red?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by VioletBlueIvy, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. VioletBlueIvy

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    Does anyone know what could cause this? I believe it was laid by a 2-3 year old silkie with no health issues that I can ascertain.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    x2. Looks like a big blood spot, or a vessel ruptured. Shouldn't be an issue, things like this are usually a one-off and aren't an ongoing problem.
     
  4. AQHAchick22

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    I posted the same problem. One of my customers cracked open an egg that looked pretty much exactly the same. It came from a hen that's almost a year old...I've never seen that much blood in an egg and I'm hoping it's a one time thing as well...
     

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