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Egg yolk coming from vent

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 1SlickChick, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. 1SlickChick

    1SlickChick New Egg

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    Feb 17, 2009
    One of my girls has egg yolk dripping from her vent. But what is different is she just now laid an intact soft shelled egg while yolk is running from her vent. Any suggestions?
     
  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    Make sure she has some oyster shell to eat with her regular food. Cut out treats and snacks to ensure she's getting a well balanced diet. Watch her belly for swelling and/or heat as well as for anything else like lethargy. She may need a round of penicillin injections for egg yolk peritonitis. It will kill her quickly so you'll need to watch her closely.
     
  3. 1SlickChick

    1SlickChick New Egg

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    Well she went about as all is normal,
    Free range and not easy to catch. Eats, drinks like no problem.
    My girls have all the oyster shell they want.
    I'll try and trap her tomorrow with some goodies then flush her vent.
     
  4. 1SlickChick

    1SlickChick New Egg

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    I found her roost and caught her. Flushed her vent with the white vinegar and 6 oz warm water. Got my fingers crossed.[​IMG] Thank you for the replies.
     

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