Egg Bound question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by carladababe, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Dixon, Missouri
    After reading all these posts on chickens being egg bound, and acting funny. I had to check to see if my Black Jersey died from being egg bound. I did indeed find a small egg, her vent also looked a little swollen. How long once the egg is formed does it pass? She didn't show any signs of being ill or uncomfortable, hurts me to think I missed something I could have corrected. Please, any thoughts?
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    The whole cycle takes about 25 hours from the release of the mature yolk to pushing the egg out.

    I am sorry for your loss.

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