Almost dead chicken HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she is egg bound. She is sqishy and big where her egg is supposed to be. She had bloody poop. And now she can hardly stand! Help!
     
  2. Denver Chickens

    Denver Chickens New Egg

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    Chicken Egg Binding. Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention.
    Egg binding refers to a common and potentially serious condition where a female bird is unable to pass an egg that may be stuck near the cloaca, or further inside the reproductive tract. Even though egg binding can occur in any female bird, it is most common in smaller birds such as lovebirds, cockatiels, chickens, budgies and finches.
    The potential of an egg breaking inside the tract is high, which then can result in an infection or damage to internal tissue; and - if left untreated - death.
    The bound egg may be gently massaged out; failing this it may become necessary for a vet to break the egg inside and remove it in parts. If broken, the oviduct should be cleaned of shell fragments and egg residue to avoid damage or infection.
    i have not found any good video's to help us out as of yet .

    its not worth harming your bird just to save a egg, i found a good way to collapse the egg, get a turkey flavor injector, and move her vent till you get a clear view of the egg insert the injector in the egg and suck out the yoke and whites, now with your finger collapse the egg to the center keeping the membrane intact, to keep the sharp edges to the inside. use a turkey baster to flush any chips,

    Hope this helps if you have any questions feel free to PM me on the FB page
     
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  3. Denver Chickens

    Denver Chickens New Egg

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    did not see my other post to you did it show up?
     
  4. Denver Chickens

    Denver Chickens New Egg

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    Chicken Egg Binding. Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention.
    Egg binding refers to a common and potentially serious condition where a female bird is unable to pass an egg that may be stuck near the cloaca, or further inside the reproductive tract. Even though egg binding can occur in any female bird, it is most common in smaller birds such as lovebirds, cockatiels, chickens, budgies and finches.
    The potential of an egg breaking inside the tract is high, which then can result in an infection or damage to internal tissue; and - if left untreated - death.
    The bound egg may be gently massaged out; failing this it may become necessary for a vet to break the egg inside and remove it in parts. If broken, the oviduct should be cleaned of shell fragments and egg residue to avoid damage or infection.
    i have not found any good video's to help us out as of yet

    is not worth harming your bird just to save a egg, i found a good way to collapse the egg, get a turkey flavor injector, and move her vent till you get a clear view of the egg insert the injector in the egg and suck out the yoke and whites, now with your finger collapse the egg to the center keeping the membrane intact, to keep the sharp edges to the inside. use a turkey baster to flush any chips,
     
  5. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you put your finger into her vent with a lubricant to feel for the egg?
     
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  6. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I felt in there... I did not feel an egg. What else could possible swell up where her eggs are?
     
  7. Denver Chickens

    Denver Chickens New Egg

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    Depends how deep the egg could be? Can u feel a herd spot anywhere from the outside other than bones?
     
  8. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was swollen a gooshy where her egg usually is on the underside between the legs.
     
  9. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost 2 years
     

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