Egg bound duck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by annray55, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. annray55

    annray55 Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 22, 2008
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    One of my Muscovy hens appears to be egg bound. She seems to be straining to lay an egg but nothing happening. I noticed her acting this way last night and she is still at it now. I have tried giving her some food and water but she just turns away. There is some runny poo dribbling out but that I haven't seen her actually poop normally.
    I have her sitting in a warm tub of water right now and I have been massaging her belly but to no avail. Does anyone have any other suggestions?

    Thanks, Ann
     

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