Egg Bound Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bjh, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. bjh

    bjh New Egg

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    I lent all my chicken books to someone, now I cannot figure out the posterior anatomy. Which orifice do I explore to remove a stuck egg? thank you for any help you can give me for this perplexing problem. joy
     
  2. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry I don't remember that part of how to deal with egg binding or prolapse, but with my experience with our favorite RIR hen, Little Red, we gently pushed on her abdomen to ease the egg out a little more.
     
  3. dottie1111

    dottie1111 Out Of The Brooder

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    do not push egg out will break inside of chicken and she will die. If you suspect egg bound see Vet as soon as Possible. Good Luck i hope she will be ok
     
  4. chickabator

    chickabator Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2007
    ky
    sometimes you can soak their bottoms in warm water like you are giving her a bath and it will help relax them enough so they can push the egg out.
     

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