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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

    Sep 10, 2012
    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

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Do a search in the emergencies section for prolapse.
  3. nashchick

    nashchick Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 19, 2012
    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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