Does anything else have same symptoms as egg binding?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KKatknap, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. KKatknap

    KKatknap Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2009
    Albany, OR
    I have a BR hen that stands like she is eggbound, but I have given her the whole spa treatment, and it hasn't helped. Plus, I don't feel an egg in there. Her abdomen seems swollen, but it's soft. Also, I don't think she had started laying again, yet.
    Right now, she is in a kennel crate in a heated room with visitation rights from her best bud. She eats/drinks, although, I don't think she is eating as much as I would like to see...but she obviously doesn't feel right.

    Any suggestions? Anything good to try besides warm baths?

  2. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2008
    She may have started laying internally. You can do a 'search' on that term & hopefully info from others' experience will be enough to diagnose your hen.
    Best wishes!

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