Egg binding , over?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MaggysEggsAidan, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. MaggysEggsAidan

    MaggysEggsAidan In the Brooder

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    Yesterday my year old hen was displaying a few of the symptoms of egg binding however today there was a cracked egg shell In her colours and the symptoms seem to have passed , is this the end of the problem or do I need to take it further?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

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    I would probably take a gloved and lubricated finger to explore her vent for anything left inside. Then I would give her some extra calcium each day in the form of crushed oystershell or egg shells, and leave a container out for all to sample. You should make a note to watch her for this same problem since she make do it again.
     

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