Egg laying problems??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LNGSMITH, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. LNGSMITH

    LNGSMITH Just Hatched

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    I have a little chicken that I think is having egg laying problems. I get home from work at 10 am this morning and since than my chicken has been in the nesting box since than. When she did come out of the box it was for a very small time frame and she kept puffing her feathers out and seemed to be trying to poop. She did seem to also have the penguin stance that some are mentioning is associated with egg binding. I am currently getting her on tums right now... does anyone have any advice they can give me on what could be going on? Others have also mentioned warms baths; what would be the best way to give her a bath??
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Leased you joined our community! I'm not sure if your hen is having issues or not. I have seen the behavior you are describing but the hen produced an egg with out issue. If you are uunsure here is a great place to post https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/18/chicken-behaviors-and-egglaying
    You will likely get more detailed advice there. Good luck to you and your hen!
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Great link given to you for this. Hope everything is ok. [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to put "Egg bound hen," in the search box and see what information comes up.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     

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