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Chicken Health Care Nuggets

  1. vermontgal
    Health Care nuggets
    Egg Binding cure - from Gardeninggranny, posted 1/8/09
    (based on her experience with exotics) For an egg bound bird, from Find a wire floored cage. Place a big pan of steaming water under the cage and a warming light over the top. Put the hen in the cage and enclose the cage with a blanket or something- nothing touching the light- but something so she feels hidden and the heat is kept in. Check on her from time to time to see if she has passed the egg. If she is panting lower the heat but you want her moist and warm. Usually works in an hour or so. Handle her very gently putting her in the cage. After the egg has passed remove the water and let her dry off under the light a while before putting her back home.

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