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Egg bound?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickengirl1304, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Songster

    May 5, 2012
    Why do chickens get eggbound? I have a marans hen that lays in our shed and we don't want her in there. I'm going To close the gate so she's confined to her coop and run just like all the other hens. Will she get eggbound if he doest want to lay in her coop boxes? I'm worried

  2. feeding frenzy

    feeding frenzy Chirping

    Oct 24, 2012
    Do you pick up your hen? Someone told me that if you pick them up wrong, it could rupture the egg developing inside them and become egg bound??? Just be gentle with your hen. If she gets bullied by other chickens, she could be too stressed and become eggbound too

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