Eggbound ISA

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tiffinimarie, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. tiffinimarie

    tiffinimarie Out Of The Brooder

    44
    0
    32
    Apr 8, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    My baby has just started laying, and I think she is egg bound. I can feel the egg between her legs, shes walking funny, just not acting right. I gave her the 30 minute sitz bath, then warmed her under the heat lamp. I put her in a brooder with towels and a heating pad under them. I just don't know what else to do. This is day 2 of this...is there any hope?
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    23,342
    1,218
    448
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    While you have her in some warm water, massage her underside. Then wearing a plastic glove, lube inside her vent and outside her vent area with olive oil. Hopefully this will make it easier for her to lay.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by