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help! her insides look like they are coming out!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Urban Chicken, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Urban Chicken

    Urban Chicken New Egg

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    One of my hens laid an enormous egg the other day, two days later, it looks like the inside of her is hanging out. I tried to "tuck" it back in, but it popped out again. Any ideas?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Do a search in the emergencies section for prolapse.
     
  3. nashchick

    nashchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds like a prolapsed vent. Kathy Mormino (The Chicken Chick) has detailed instructions on what to do for this on her website -www.the-chicken-chick.com. The others will cannibalize your poor girl if you don't fix it. Her instructions have always been life-savers for me. Hope that helps!
     

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