Chicken butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by blueclip, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. blueclip

    blueclip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2015
    This hen walks VERY slowly. Notice how her butt is in the position to either poop/lay. I picked her up and tried to put pressure on a certain area to see if I could "squeeze" out whatever might be in there. Does she have an egg stuck? If so, what should I do? And can she die from this? Please help.

    Last edited: Mar 10, 2016
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    It's possible that she could have some reproductive problem such as internal laying or egg yolk peritonitis. Those can cause problems walking or odd gait, runny droppings, or egg looking material in the droppings.

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