Egg Bound hen HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by UBkevy, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. UBkevy

    UBkevy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my hen is egg bound. I noticed yesterday, i have since put her in a bath for 30mins and did the whole finger deal this morning. Is there any idea on a time line for this. Should she lay soon if at all, should i try again later? How long before i might see a change? How long before i should kill her to end the pain? Would she still be safe to eat? All of this is very new to me and i am very much in the dark on this topic.

    Maybe i should add when i did the finger deal she seemed to be spitting up water
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2010
  2. janetk

    janetk Out Of The Brooder

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    do a search for egg bound in the search. there's lots of good info. they can explain things better than i can. good luck
     

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