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

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    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?

    Thanks!
     
  2. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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