Help, one of my hens has laid 5 soft eggs since 9:00 last night!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Anitapita, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. Anitapita

    Anitapita Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my hens has laid 5 oops eggs since 9:00 last night. What could be causing this and what do I do? Thanks you
     
  2. LotsA Cluckin

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    How old is she? Did she just begin laying or has she not been laying for awhile and just started back recently?
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    If she were mine I would give her a human calcium pill or a Tums.

    -Kathy
     
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  4. Anitapita

    Anitapita Out Of The Brooder

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    She's 20 weeks and she started laying last Thursday.
     
  5. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] castportpony knows her chicken medicine. I would do what she says. You can just break it up and they will usually eat it in chunks.
     
  6. Anitapita

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    Ok, thank you. I'm headed to get some calcium pills right now.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Just one should really help.

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  8. the chickflick

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    and if yo cant find the meds plain yoghurt is good short term help :D
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    The goal is to get 100mg per 2.2 pounds into them.

    -Kathy
     
  10. Anitapita

    Anitapita Out Of The Brooder

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    I just gave her some calcium. I have her in my tub sitting on some towels in the dark. I thought maybe she could use some peace today. Thank you to everyone for helping me. I just love my chickens and hate for them to be ill in anyway.
     

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