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Egg bound!! Need help quick!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hens rule, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lila the almost 2 year old hen has been egg bound 3 times but but now she has 4 times. Many months ago was the last time she was egg bound and niw she is egg biund again. :( weird clear liquid is coming from her vent its alittle yellowish. She is very lethargic and closes her eyes alot. How can i help her quick? It is cold here so i dont kniw if i should soak her in warm water like i usualy do.
     
  2. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't really know what to do but keep her comfortable and warm
    I have seen that sometimes when hens lay eggs some of them will have liquid come out their butt when the egg comes out.
     
  3. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'm giving her a warm bath right now.
     
  4. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also the liquid that came out of her looks like the egg white part?!
     
  5. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    I've read that giving them calcium can help their muscles contract and that can help.
     
  6. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know if giving her Tums is ok? Thanks for the responces
     
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    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Lozuufy for the info it could be that an egg cracked inside her
    Hens rule could you send a picture of her possibly
    And how is she doing after the warm bath?
     
  9. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope an egg didn't brake in her :( I would have no idea how to get the shell out. Here's a picture of her in her warm bath. [​IMG]she is no different after her bath, I gave her about half of a calcium pill and put her in a nesting box. She seems very tierd and lethargic.
     
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    Lozuufy Nutty Pigeons Premium Member

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    Hope she gets better [​IMG]
     

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