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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Haunted55, Jan 21, 2013.
Right now I have her in my house floating in a warm bath. Where do I go from here?
Is she laying, or has been laying?
if so I would guess prolasp and or egg bound.
warm water floating is the best for helping her relax and pass the egg if she is egg bound.
She has been laying. I'll check on her and see if she'll let me check her belly so I can see if something is there.
When mine have egg issues, I give them one each of my calcium and d pills. Then I break out the OB lube, squirt some in the vent and check for stuck eggs. If no egg is present, and they have prolapsed, I apply prep h and place them in a place away from other birds. If I find and egg, I will give them a bath or steam the bathroom and see if they can pass it. The calcium seems to help them pass the egg, but I'm not sure why.
Okay, was able to check these sites and she let me feel her. I think it is an egg she's having trouble with. I need husband to get me some Ky just in case. I'm going to keep at it with the tub for a while and see if she'll let me massage the area. She laid an egg a week ago that was longer than my hand! from what I could feel, this 'feels' normal sized. Back to the tub.
plain vaseline and or vegetable oil can be used in a pinch as well.
I read somewhere, but don't remember where, that you should cut way back on their feed to halt egg production.