egg stuck??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mountain, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. mountain

    mountain Hatching

    Mar 10, 2008
    West Weber, Utah
    Can an egg get stuck? My favorite chicken is missing some feathers on her butt and I don't know why. I thought maybe she has an egg stuck. What should I do?:
  2. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    soak her bum in warm water, put her in a dark place with food and water and wait a few days
  3. You could try some mineral oil around her vent and try to gently feel for the egg by pressing in her abdomen. I lost a chicken last fall due to this within 24 hours. Do the best you can for her.

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