egg peritonitis

  1. LittleBird123

    Egg bound chicken?

    Today one of my chickens has been walking with her tail to the ground like a penguin. She is still moving around but she is panting heavily. Is she egg bound? I am not sure when she last laid an egg. How should I treat her if she is egg bound? Should I soak her in Epsom salt water? Any advice...
  2. L

    Alternative to layer's pellets for sick chicken

    Hi, Apologies for posting yet again looking for advice. Bo the hen has Egg peritonitis at the moment and is currently living in a roomy box with food and water indoors on vet's advice while getting treated with antinflammatories and antibiotics. She's also pretty skinny (very prominent keel...
  3. fowlgebra

    Egg peritonitis? Poisoning? Two deaths.

    Almost exactly two months ago I lost one of my Olive Eggers to a mystery illness or ailment. At first I thought it was Merek's but it turned out not to be, thank goodness. A friend of a friend who is a veterinarian looked at videos and pictures of her and thought it was egg peritonitis. Fast...
  4. L

    Egg peritonitis

    Hi, I have a polish bantam, a very special pet, who I discovered last Thursday with egg peritonitis, I have had her on antibiotics for nearly 10 days, and she seems to be doing very well, however I have just taken her to the vets to have her fluid drained again, as she hasn’t been eating well...
  5. Hua

    Possible egg peritonitis

    Hi everyone! I have a chicken that isn't feeling too well and I can't figure it out. I think it might be egg peritonitis, but I haven't dealt like anything like that before so I'm not sure. She's a 10 month old easter egger that looks like a red sex link, but lays green eggs very regularly. The...
  6. Crazychookchick

    Respiratory Infection, Gapeworm, Egg Peritonitis or Something Else?

    Hi all. I’ve been following for a long time but just recently created an account. I have a 1 year old Salmon Favorelle Hen that is in distress. I’ve read through more threads than I can count and I’m seeking advice/diagnosis. She first began showing symptoms a week ago I’ve had her in the house...
  7. Liz Birdlover

    Red Stars - Egg Peritonitis & Shorter Life Span?

    I was given 2 Red Star pullets about 4 years ago. So I had also just gotten 2 other youngsters, 1 Barred Rock Rooster, 1 Barred Rock Hen and the 2 "Redheads" I named Ginger & Lucy. All 4 were pretty close in age, they got along well and my handsome Roo was such a gentleman, always giving the...
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