Egg bound chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kaydencedad, Apr 19, 2018.

  1. Kaydencedad

    Kaydencedad Chirping

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    If a chicken is egg bound can they start to produce another egg behind the bound egg, an possibly lay both, or do the not start to produce another until the one has been layed?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Rolling Down The River

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    I believe a truly egg bound hen is so stressed she stops producing eggs and becomes very sick.
     
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  3. Kaydencedad

    Kaydencedad Chirping

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    Yeah that makes sense, she is no longer egg bound, she layed it the next day and it was very big with 2 yolks!
     
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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    That's not egg bound...not all birds lay every day, maybe especially not when they release 2 yolks.
     
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  5. Kaydencedad

    Kaydencedad Chirping

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    Maybe not, but she didn’t lay the day before, and was acting weird, not like herself, and was acting like she was pushing but was constipated!
     

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