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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kealoni, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. kealoni

    kealoni In the Brooder

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    I have a egg bound hen.i soaked in warm water and episoms salt and Vaseline her vent area.i can see some of the egg.then a little while later I seen a litttle bit more.is seeing the egg a good sign?
     

  2. GreatBreeder

    GreatBreeder Crowing

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    If the egg is coming out, continue this treatment. Also provide her fresh water she has probably drank some of the epsom water and is dehydrated.
     
  3. GreatBreeder

    GreatBreeder Crowing

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    I hope the egg gets out!
     
  4. kealoni

    kealoni In the Brooder

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    I was with her the whole time she never drank any of the episom salt water.there is water and food in there
     
  5. kealoni

    kealoni In the Brooder

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    I soaked her in episoms sal for about 1 hour and vaseline on her
     
  6. GreatBreeder

    GreatBreeder Crowing

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    Ok! Has the egg come out any further?
     
  7. GreatBreeder

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  8. kealoni

    kealoni In the Brooder

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    The egg came out last night.there is still a little bit of a bulge
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2017
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