egg bound or sick hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joycey, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. joycey

    joycey New Egg

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    she was fine this morning. When I got home from work I found her on the floor, we pick her up but her legs wouldn't support her. thought she broke a leg but their seem fine. Brought her into the house, just laying down and lifeless. I move her cause she keeps on laying in her water and she just lay there.

    Not sure what is wrong, or what I should do or what to feed her. [​IMG]
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Im so sorry-have you looked for bite or fighting wounds? how does her crop feel? have you looked in and felt her vent? how is her breathing?
     
  3. joycey

    joycey New Egg

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    no wounds on her, normal breathing, not panting. Have not felt her crop or vent. What should I be looking for?
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:a vent that looks plugged up like a stuck egg-eggbound??? broken egg in vent-dripping of egg parts and pieces- or the crop being rock solid or full of water? sometimes they alot of what they shouldnt and gets plugged up and stuck in the crop and cant process it-or another type of clog down further where they can drink but thats about it and their crop egts full of water or air or bloat-
     

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