HELP is she egg bound? Graphic pictures!

chickenteri

In the Brooder
5 Years
Mar 15, 2014
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columbus nebraska
She's a 28 week old Ameraucana and has never laid that I know of. 3 days ago she was listless head pulled in and straining with little cooing noises. She had been picking and had a wound above her vent. Vent red and swollen, abdomen doesn't feel swollen, thin white poop, dirty butt. I've had her in the house giving warm soaks, used medicine syringe to get olive oil into vent but most just flowed back out. The first day she did pass a small disc of what looked like cooked egg white and I pulled a tiny bit of shell out of her vent but nothing since, just straining with no result. She is drinking but not very interested in food.

After a soak and clean up.

The result after straining.
 

hennible

Crowing
5 Years
Jul 14, 2014
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Central British Columbia
Vet would sure help. But if its egg bound give her some crushed Tums for calcium, ( calcium could help her pass whatever is coming out, egg or not) and you could put perpetration H on her vent to reduce the swelling....
 

chickenteri

In the Brooder
5 Years
Mar 15, 2014
22
1
22
columbus nebraska
So after 4 days of living in the bathroom and getting warm baths with no improvement we went to the vet. She extracted 3 eggs and what she is sure is chick bones in one of them. I don't have a rooster so we assume it was a vestigial twin from her egg being a double yolk or something that her breeder didn't catch when candling or just didn't candle. Truly strange. She seems to be doing fine now if everything else in her anatomy is normal she should start laying. I've grown very attached to her so I do hope she's "normal".
 

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