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Egg bound or sick?? HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mamaHenof8, May 7, 2017.

  1. mamaHenof8

    mamaHenof8 In the Brooder

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    We have had this hen for 2 weeks , we bought her from a chicken farm with not so great conditions. Anyhow the day after we got her she did lay one egg but hasn't since. I just figured from stress from the move and what have you. She has been kinda laying "sideways" if that makes sense. We had her out in a temporary pen and noticed her mouth opening a lot. Didn't know if she was just too warm or if she really is egg bound. Then I noticed her comb is droopy and kinda pale as you can see if picture
    Can someone please advise??
     

  2. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    If she is egg bound...

    Place her whole body in a bucket/bowl of warm water,
    it might work the egg through.

    I really hope she will be okay! [​IMG]

    I hope this advice helps.

    -The Angry Hen
     
  3. mamaHenof8

    mamaHenof8 In the Brooder

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    I don't know if she is. I will try the warm water. Hoping she will let me.
    Thank you
     
  4. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Crossing the Road

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    You are welcome!
     

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