Egg and Prolapse combined

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CherriesBrood, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Feb 5, 2015
    The Golden State~
    Help! Our new layer has an egg stuck inside the membrane sack hanging outside her body.

    We've helped another prolapsed bird before, but never one with a full large egg in it still. We've tried to clean the area with warm water and gently push the egg back in, however she keeps pushing it out. The egg cannot get free of her sack. No vets available today to help us!
  2. Miss Biddy

    Miss Biddy Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 20, 2015
    Northern New York State
    Have you tried soaking her in a warm water with Epsom salt?
    Plain Epsom salt, not the "favored" kind.

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