Egg ova duct?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bl Copper Maran, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. Bl Copper Maran

    Bl Copper Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help!!! I need to know what happened to our hen. She looks like she layed her egg ova duct. Any ideas about what happened??
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Sounds like a prolapse. It happens sometimes, things like eggs being too large or sometimes hens being too fat can cause it, a calcium imbalance, just to name a few. It's usually best to cull them.
     
  3. Bl Copper Maran

    Bl Copper Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks. We are going to give her a few more days. She doesn't seem to be in any immediate pain, distress or discomfort.
     
  4. Bl Copper Maran

    Bl Copper Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Well thankfully that's not a prolapse. Looks to just be a weird eggs. She should be okay.
     

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