egg stuck??

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

  1. mountain

    mountain New Egg

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    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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