egg bound??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pearsam, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. pearsam

    pearsam Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a small Silkie hen, she had been having trouble walking and I had been massaging her leg thinking she'd gotten a toenail hung in the carpet. I massaged her leg and abdomen today and she laid 4 eggs. She's half the size of the other hen, probably not even a pound. She's crying a little after 4 eggs. How many eggs could be inside?
     
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  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:were they normal looking eggs? I've never heard of a chicken laying 4, 3 or 2 eggs a day.
     
  3. bambi

    bambi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of this before.
     
  4. pearsam

    pearsam Out Of The Brooder

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    They look fine but she's still laying in the same place crying a little.
     
  5. pearsam

    pearsam Out Of The Brooder

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    I think shes OKay, shes up eating and running around after number 5.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:Have you looked at her vent? she may be prolasped, which means some of the inside is hanging out, you need to check and make sure it's not. I'm sure after laying 4 eggs she isn't feeling so hot. you could also give her a nice warm soak making sure she doesn't chill and she is completely dry before going out side.
     
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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    your saying she has laid 5 eggs in one day?
     

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