broken egg inside hen?? help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Raven81, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. Raven81

    Raven81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i have a sick light sussex in her 2nd yr laying. she has been laying soft shell eggs but thought she came right after i gave her extra grit. but last nite i found her sleeping in the run not looking good comb was starting to go black on the tips. i brought her in & after looking on here i suspected she was egg bound, gave her a bath & left her inside for the nite. this morning looked alot better bright comb, so i let her out with the others. she has stood hunched up by the water bowl most of day & ive just been out & had another look at her rear & managed to get (what looks like a soft shell skin) out of her but she is still straining but i cant get anything else out with out being really rough & hurting her. oh & when i was getting out the 'skin' she spewed up water. her poop looks normal.
    can she come right from this or do i have to put her out of her misery?
    what else can i do for her?
     
  2. Raven81

    Raven81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    too late shes dead.....
     
  3. Dook

    Dook Out Of The Brooder

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  4. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

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  5. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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  6. Raven81

    Raven81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    went to give her another bath & she was gone i only checked her 20 mins ago & she didnt look like she was about to die.

    that makes 4 in the last week 2 layers & 2 young chicks
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2010
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Shucks. If she's not passed on already, I would help speed up the process so she doesn't have to suffer any more.
     
  8. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sounds like you have something else going on if you have lost 4 in a week.

    I would make a list of the symptoms each had and see if you can pinpoint any disease.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    So sorry to hear about your birds, hope you can find out what it may be.
     
  10. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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