diagnose this please anyone.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by prue.barratt, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. prue.barratt

    prue.barratt New Egg

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    My girls was depressed for a few days and I noticed she was walking funny so today I picked her up to check her out, I assumed she was egg bound and followed all directions I could to fix it warm water I inserted finger into her vent to feel what was happening as directed but it didn't work, so I put her down. when I cut her open this is what was inside I expected to find individual eggs but this looks like one big egg I thought it was a tumour but when I cut into the middle of it it does look like and egg. I would like to know for sure for future reference please if anyone knows??
    I appreciate it cheers!
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  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she internally laid. i'm sorry for your loss. also called Egg Peritonitis
     
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  3. prue.barratt

    prue.barratt New Egg

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    thanks mate, I just looked that all up and sounds right, she was being kept in really appalling conditions when I well really rescued her i went there to buy 6 chickens and come home with 13 because I couldn't leave them behind and she never really thrived so I expect that has a bit to do with it. glad I know because when I was feeling with my finger I couldn't feel an egg and my finger would only go in so far, I couldn't figure it out until I cut her open!!! so tell me if you know, if a hen is egg bound and you put you finger in can you feel the actual eggs??? just so I know for next time! so I can tell the difference between the two things, because if I get one like this again I will put her down earlier!
    thanks again....
     
  4. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  5. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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