HELP!! Need some advise please. Chicken is egg bound.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by romien, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. romien

    romien Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need some advice. My RIR hen is egg bound and Friday I soaked her in warm water and applied olive oil to her vent to help the egg pop out. I think the egg is too big to pass as her recent eggs have been huge. I put a tums in her water for some extra calcium and she has diarrhea. I could not see the egg in her vent as of last night and I plan on another warm bath when it warms up some today. Is there anything else I can do for her to help her pass that egg?
     
  2. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Try putting Epson salts in her next bath, that'll help.
     
  3. romien

    romien Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does the salt do?
     
  4. romien

    romien Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, 1 week later without any eggs or binding, this very chicken laid this thing. I think it's a very under developed egg. Any one know how this happens and how to remedy it?
     
  5. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    It relaxes her muscles to help her pass the egg.
    Is it a soft shelled egg?
     
  6. gillnpunky

    gillnpunky Out Of The Brooder

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    thats cray
     

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