911 I NEED HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Keni*Sue, May 8, 2009.

  1. Keni*Sue

    Keni*Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2009
    i have a grey hen that was egg bound and i helped her get it out. this was about 7:00 pm yesterday... its now 8pm and it has been 25 hours and she still hasnt moved. I gave her some yogurt which she seemed to enjoy, also gave her some sugar watter. She hasnt moved ever since yesterday and im not sure whats goin on or what i should do:/!!! She is breathing heavy and seems to be struggling. If someone could please help my email is [email protected]
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd give her some wet mash, be certain she's drinking... some electrolytes perhaps and then it's just a waiting game. We win some, we lose some.
  3. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    did it break inside her? If it did, it's possible she may now have an infection.
  4. Keni*Sue

    Keni*Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2009
    wet mash? and shes drinkin but i am having to give it to her with a syringe
  5. Keni*Sue

    Keni*Sue Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2009
    no i got the egg out whole...
  6. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2009
    I would give the hen some wet mash probiotic
    3 tbsp of dry crumbles
    6 tbsp of milk any kind
    1 tbsp of yoguart
    mix good and see if she will eat

    In the wet mash twice a day put
    1000mg of Vit E cut tip of capsule and drizzle it in her beak
    and 1 tablet of VitBcomplex
    crush tablet in tabsp and add 1 tsp of water
    now suck the mixture up in a straw using your finger to hold liquid and pill mixture
    put in her beak to back of throat and let her swallow it

    now if you have got her to eat the wet mash then next time (twice a day) put the liquid vit E and crushed Vit B complex in just 1/2 of the wet mash mixture so she will eat it in 20-30 minutes

    do this till she is better
    It will help her nervous system to get on tract
    you can email me PM if more help is needed
  7. tulie13

    tulie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    NW Florida
    OK, I'm a newbie, but don't they sometimes lay one egg a day? If it's been 25 hours since the "eggbound" incident, could she have ANOTHER egg up there that she's trying to get out? CHECK!!

    Good luck!

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