EMERGENCY!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by m0n77, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. m0n77

    m0n77 New Egg

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    I have a rir that had previously had vent Gleet but had gotten rid of it in no time. About a month or two later she has it again but even worse: there's an egg attached! She keeps trying to push something out but nothing will happen. It almost looks like her skin or vent is stuck to the egg. What makes it even worse is that it's so cold up here that it gets all frozen. We put her in a warm bath and it got all the gross chunks off but the egg is still there and we can't pull it off. I am afraid that if she has to lay another egg or something that SHE WILL DIE! Please please help! Any advice is helpful!
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.

    Can you post some photos?

    Without seeing it, it's hard to give many suggestions.


    For the time being if you can, you may want to keep her separated so you can monitor her. If it is an egg shell that is stuck to the vent, you may want to soak her in a warm epsom salts bath to see if that will help loosen it. You can also try applying a small amount of lubricant (coconut oil, mineral oil, ky jelly, etc). to the "stuck" part to see if it will help it come loose.
     

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