attacked and broken egg inside

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bowmstr1, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. bowmstr1

    bowmstr1 New Egg

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    My flock was attacked by neighborhood dogs that broke into the run while we were out this morning. I can handle all of the other injuries but one of the chickens apparently had an egg broken inside her. She passed the yolk but I'm not sure what to look for or do with the rest of the broken egg that I am not sure she passed or will pass. Any thoughts and/or advice is welcome.
     
  2. dawg53

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    A broken egg inside her can cause a bacterial infection and you'll want to prevent that from happening by giving her a vinegar/water flush, like a douche.
    Use a large syringe without a needle, mixing one tablespoon of WHITE vinegar to one quart of water. Use a syringeful of the mixture and insert the syringe into her vent and gently flush. Use about 3-4 syringefuls, the liquid may or may not flow out of her vent afterwards.
     
  3. bowmstr1

    bowmstr1 New Egg

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    Thank you for the advice.
     

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