Emergency! Constipated/Eggbound Hen? Please Help! Pics!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TwinsLoveChicks, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope she gets better soon good luck
     
  3. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I'll keep everyone updated on her condition!
     
  4. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So... When I went out to check on her this morning there didn't seem to be any change, so I felt inside of her and no egg.
    It was the most disgusting thing I have ever done and will ever do! Bleck! Ick! Yuck!
    On to the next step! Rolaids!

    How is your hen, pattydarius?
     
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  5. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She wasn't eating the Rolaids, so I mixed them in with some yogurt and some chopped strawberries and she nibbled at them a little. I haven't gotten any farther with than that, though.[​IMG]
    Should I go ahead with the bath?
    Thanks in advance!
     
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  6. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pattydarius, is your hen stamping her feet and shaking her head as if she can't feel her comb or her feet?
     
  7. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  8. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Idk if there isn't an egg then she probably isn't egg bound
     
  9. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But then what is the problem? She definitely does not feel well. Do you know what I should do?
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Does her belly feel like it might be full of fluid? Whatever you do, please do not bathe her, she looks way to sick for that. Can you take her to a vet?

    -Kathy
     

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