One (well, five hens and three ducks) were killed by dogs this morning. This was one of my older ~2 1/2-3 yrs girls that hadn't laid for quite some time.
I finally got her all plucked and just pulled this out. Is any part of her safe to eat, for the cats, (our) dogs or humans?
I just saw this wound. If it can't /won't heal, I need to cull ASAP.
I sprayed some veterycin in there but that's it. I'm willing to treat her if it seems like it's possible for her to recover.
She's about 4 months, Ancona.
So, I've been reading up on internal laying the past couple of days and I think one of my hens might be an internal layer. She was purchased at an Ace Hardware, which I believe sources their birds from Meyer Hatchery. I know it's a hatchery, not a breeder. Anyway...
She hasn't laid an egg in a...