eggbound chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by newyorkchicken, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. newyorkchicken

    newyorkchicken New Egg

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    Hello,
    Today around 4 oclock eastern time my chicken wasnt as active as she normally is, and my chickens are very active. I looked online and its either she eggnbound or constipated. Igave her molasses and water. She "pooped" a little so i dont know what is is at this point please help.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. pfarrell442

    pfarrell442 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed one of my liveliest girls was falling asleep standing up one day. she was not herself. She had yet to lay an egg that day so i took a look around back and she had pushed out part of a soft white egg ... real stringy... i pulled it the rest of the way out and she felt better. another bird had a shell inside that she simply could not pass. she did not lay for 2 days so i had to use my finger to explore for the issue. my problem was this bird was lethargic for 2 days and she was always in the box trying to lay .... that told me she was feeling the need but needed a little help.

    a warm bath sometimes help. i found that out using this BYC search engine.

    that said. your bird may be just a little off her game. keep an eye on her. i keep a close eye on all my girls and i know, like you, when they're not feeling right. it's also odd when it's just one bird and not the rest. my girls never get sick.... just bound up and that happens only to one chicken...

    i am not an avian vet. i am only telling you to keep you eyes peeled.
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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