2 yr old EE very extended abdomen large bird HELP she has had a mildly

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickey chickey's mom, May 29, 2011.

  1. Chickey chickey's mom

    Chickey chickey's mom Hatching

    May 3, 2011
    Extended belly for over a year. She has been laying well thruout the winter and up until 5 or 6 days ago. :er belly is HUGE. She is still eating and drinking but she can't walk very well because the belly is close to draging. Maybe 1 to 2 inches from
    the ground. She's a little dirty around her vent but not bad not wet. Her skin is so streched you can see how the feathers are attached thru the skin. Some of the abdomen is pretty red. Her vent is clear of debris and I puy a little vasoline around it. x

  2. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Songster

    Apr 15, 2011
    I'd say post a picture, but I see you're new. Once you hit ten, you can post, so firstly, make some topic in the new person feed, reply to every hello til you have 10, then post a picture here. Laying eggs=prolly not egg bound... maybe a benign tumor? Is she sickly? Is her breast area full, or withered?

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