egg bound

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by waco76, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. waco76

    waco76 Out Of The Brooder

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    May 22, 2010
    How can one tell if a chicken is egg bound and it they are how does one correct the problem??

    Thanks for any and all answers
     
  2. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    This problem can kill your hen. You need to feel around and see if you can feel the egg and try to puch it out if you can. If not some cooking oil and a finger will remove the egg. Some people say you can break the egg and it will pass, but I have never done that.
     
  3. waco76

    waco76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, the thread was very useful.
     
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