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    B O with a prolapse and rubber eggs

    The prolaspe has not reacured. Her vent has been closed for 3 days now. I let her out to run around the yard for a while but I had 2 other hens peck at her not wanting her around. Will she have to go through the pecking order again? How long should I keep her in the dark? I want to give her...
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    B O with a prolapse and rubber eggs

    I have had her in a large dog create covered next to the chicken run so the girls can atleast talk to one another. She is very good and the other day when she was free rangeing went into the create by herself when it started to get dark. Not in the coop with the rest of the girls.I thought that...
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    B O with a prolapse and rubber eggs

    I just went to check on her and it is still in. I have to get egg production down to nothing cause thats seems to be when it happens. I also double checked to make sure there was not an inpacted egg. There is not...So my question.. is there a reason for the prolapse and the eggs with no shell...
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    B O with a prolapse and rubber eggs

    What will happen if it does get necrotic and it falls off!
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    B O with a prolapse and rubber eggs

    She is not egg bound. Infact I went to bathe her this afternoon and a shelless egg plopped out into the bath water.Her prolapse goes back in almost all day. I make sure that everything is off of the prolapse when I bathe her and I put some prep h on it when im done and it goes back in.I will...
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    B O with a prolapse and rubber eggs

    I bathe her and she loves it but the white stuff that should be on her poop is draining. It does clean up. I use prep h and neo on her rear cause it looks like its getting a little red and might be a little sore. She is also laying rubber eggs. Her prolapse does go in untill she has to lay an...
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    how many years will a buff orpington lay eggs for

    i was also wondering how long they lay. I have 4 about 2 1/2 yrs old and love them. They are very sweet and friendly but have been told that they will stop laying soon. I love the eggs but also love them. Even if they only lay a couple a week would be alright with me. you all have given me hope.
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    hens laying eggs on ground

    My buffs occasionally lay on the ground in the run but I think its because the coop is too hot.
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    New hens sleeping in outside pen

    My chickens love to sleep outside in the pen on their roost. I also have 3 dogs and a doggy door and a fenced in yard. The dogs will jet out the door at a drop of a hat.My chickens are safe and secure. There is always a chance of loosing a chicken for any reason. But with 3 dogs a fenced in yard...
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    Dog attack

    She is eatig and drinking.
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    Dog attack

    My stepdaughter brought over her beagle this morning. I put the beagle and my dogs on my deck with the gate shut and did'nt think they could get out cause I have a broody hen. I dunked her in cool water and let her loose in the fenced in back yard. I locked her out of the coop(Must have...
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    My hen is egg bound HELP,HELP,HELP ME

    I believe she is just broody. I took her out of the coop to let them all free range and within 5 min. she was back in the nest (after a big drink of water. I hope I didnt hurt her. I gave her 3 soaks, and stuck myfinger up there with surgical gloves and ky jelly twice. Also when I put her...
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    My hen is egg bound HELP,HELP,HELP ME

    Could she be broody? She fluffs when I open the nest lid and her tail goes straight up.There were eggs under her but were not all hers and yesturday there were 4 eggs under her That I dont know if any were her.They all want to share nests. If I peek in the other door she is not fluffed at all...
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    My hen is egg bound HELP,HELP,HELP ME

    I feel nothing up there unusual.Her tail is up and does not seem sick except for the pushing. She ate some sunflower seeds and meal worms I gave her and drank water this morning and I put a bowl of water in her nest.She will not leave her nest.
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    My hen is egg bound HELP,HELP,HELP ME

    I've already soaked and lubed once last night and twice today.
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    My hen is egg bound HELP,HELP,HELP ME

    She is straining really hard and her feathers are really fluffed up. This has been going on since yesturday. I see no egg or feel no egg. Her thing is pulsing all the time but she is not swollen. What should I do??? I think her egg is stuck up high in her.
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    URGENT HELP PLEASE!

    It is an antibiotic ointment.Here it comes out of a tube and can get it anywhere here in the us. You should be able to find something like it there.
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    Chicken proof plants for near the run

    I have grape hyacinth growing all over my yard. Is this a safe or unsafe list?
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    New roost in the pen....

    It is only a foot off the ground and 5 ft. from the coop.
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    New roost in the pen....

    My husband built a new roost outside. 5 feet from the coop in the pen . It has got a roof over the pen and is all fenced in . I have 3 dogs to keep any varment away from the yard. All of my hens would go sleep on the roost in the coop. But since another roost was built in the pen they have been...
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