Help! Hen turned inside out-Updated

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Farmer Kitty, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    One of my Browns turned inside out when she laid today. I have a neighbor that tells me to put her in the soup pot because she won't live. Is this true or is there something I can do to save her?
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2007
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Look up Prolapse and you'll find some answers to see if that what it is. She can live but it can also be reoccurring.
     
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Thank you! I will try some of the remedies I have found here. I have her isolated and will monitor her. My DH also said she would have to go to the soup pot so I will have to show him these ideas.
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2007
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Personally, I would soup pot her but that's because mine are working hens. If it is a pet, I am sure it can recover. Good luck.
     
  5. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Ours are suppose to be working chickens too. But we are new to chickens and they have only been laying for five weeks. It makes them more like pets for now. Although even with the cows (dairy farming for twenty years now) we tend to try and save them even when it looks hopeless.
     
  6. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Dispite being in hospital and in the dark she laid an egg today. Everything appears to have gone well. It also made egg number 12 for the day. We have 12 hens. That's a first for us![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2007

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