egg bound

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gailmaison, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. gailmaison

    gailmaison In the Brooder

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    how does one do a proper check to see if a hen is egg bound ??
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Crowing

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    I'll be in the barn!
    I am not really sure i would like to know too because i have a hen right now that i believe is egg bound
     
  3. parsnipples

    parsnipples In the Brooder

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    this is a useful video. it heled me recognise that my mavis is eggbound. good luck x
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

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    Get glove, Ky Jelly and gently insert finger.

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    -Kathy
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

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    If you do feel an egg, give a human calcium pill orally, that should help. You can also try warm baths, steam bath and massage, but that' more time consuming.

    -Kathy
     

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