Egg bound?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by watsonlane, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. watsonlane

    watsonlane Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm unsure if my queens are egg bound? I haven't had any eggs from them in a week or more. Does anyone have pictures of what egg bound looks like? Their "rear ends" look weird to me
     
  2. sebocat

    sebocat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think it was weird to have more than one doing it at once?? I dealt with this last week and it turned into a prolaspe situation. Cooler temps, less daylight, stress and dehydration can all effect laying.

    Are you sure something isnt stealing your eggs? I caught my dog (who is normally a good kid) stealing eggs a few days ago. Answered my "missing" egg question....

    Otherwise, if you google eggbound, you will find a ton of pictures and helpful advise.

    Best of luck to you.
     
  3. watsonlane

    watsonlane Out Of The Brooder

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    Dogs are in their pen all the time, eggs are in nesting boxes inside so no chance for critters to get to the eggs. I hope it's weather/food/water related but EVERYONE has quit laying, just noticed the "ends" on one or two of them.
     

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