1. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

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    We have a chicken that appears to have an egg stuck in it's vent. Any idea on how to deal with this?
     
  2. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    I haven't had this problem yet.....sorry I cant help, But if you type egg bound into the search thingy you'll get lots of threads on it!
    Good luck.
     
  3. lisa new chickens

    lisa new chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am curious, how do you know, do you see the egg? I have a chicken that was laying an egg every other day. 2 weeks ago she decided to sit in one corner. I thought she was sitting on an egg. I found out there is nothing there. She is in the corner where she usually lays. WHAT is going on?!
     
  4. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Warm water bath first to get her muscles to relax and see if you can gently push it out for her.

    But, I have no experience with this, so hopefully someone who does will help out too.
     
  5. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    Quote:Sounds like she's broody.
     
  6. lisa new chickens

    lisa new chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to this, what does broody mean actually. Is it healthy for her to not lay eggs? Will she eventually? If she wants to be a momma, I am ok with that, but where are the eggs?
     
  7. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    Quote:Sent you a PM.
     
  8. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This is what i would do. That egg needs to come out asap, and warm water baths are the best thing i have ever read for it.
     
  9. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    Sounds more broody than egg bound.
     

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