Does this seem like constipation?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by echampagne, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. echampagne

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  3. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    i guess i dont see well but is she egg bound?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    She's trying to get something out. Do a cloacal exam.

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  5. echampagne

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    I did cloacal exam and she was extremely impacted with feces. I'm afraid she is going to prolapse again. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
     
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    She is eating and drinking. Just shaking her head a lot and was screaming when she was straining. I think I cleared a good amount of stool out now she is perched and sleeping.
     
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    molasses. and whats causing her to be bound up?
     
  9. echampagne

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    She prolapsed her vent and the vet put a stitch in but it must have been too tight and caused her to become impacted. I have had chickens for 7 of my adult years and grew up with chickens but have never experienced anything like this.
     
  10. granny hatchet

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    aww poor thing, you didnt tell that part. def. give her some molasses. maybe a few drops of oil too
     

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