Help! She is plugged with an egg, well maybe.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicken_angler, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    My BR hen that I got in a group of 5 on Craigslist a few days ago seems to be plugged with one of her own eggs. She is about 2-3 years old. I saw her butt today and below it, there is a bulging spot. Could this be from an egg? I havent gotten any eggs from the five so far.

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  2. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    BTW---- She is a Barred Rock if that helps any.
     
  3. TexasJoe

    TexasJoe Taking a break

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    search for "internal layer" or "egg bound"
     
  4. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    I di a search but I cant find any remedies. I have looked at over 10 posts about egg bound so far.
     

  5. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    Just bumping this up so she isnt straining too long.lol Thanks to everyone in advance!

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  6. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
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    I know I read on here about sitting them in a warm bath. I havent had to deal with it but I've read about it here on BYC.
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I have also hear that rubbing a little KY around the vent is helpful. We had one that was egg bound and by the time I got the info, she layed 2 eggs at once.
     

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