Help chicken with red membrane

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by augustinao27, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. augustinao27

    augustinao27 In the Brooder

    Aug 13, 2007
    My favorite chicken who is young and I think ready to start laying, this morning starting having this red membrane pop out when she pushes. it is almost like she is trying to lay. It does go back in. Can anyone tell me if this is normal when a chicken starts to lay for the first time?
  2. ChrystalGail

    ChrystalGail Songster

    Jun 13, 2007
    Casa Grande, AZ
    Sounds like a hemroid to me, but I don't know if chickens get them. Sorry...
  3. robin416

    robin416 Songster

    Feb 6, 2007
    Check her, feel to see if its hard. It could be an egg and if she still hasn't been able to pass it you may have to intercede. A picture would be very helpful.

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