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  1. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chirping

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    My lavender ameracauna layed a rubber egg a few days ago, and for the last 3 days shes been pooping on her roost poop board at night and the poop has egg yolk in it....What the heck do I do, will she be okay?!?!? She's a pullet and this has happened after her 11th egg I think. She won't lay eggs anymore she just has poop with yolks in it. Her feed has plenty calcium/protien in it. She hasn't seemed stressed or lethargic or anything. Could it be Egg Yolk Peritonitis???
     
  2. coppertop2014

    coppertop2014 Chirping

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    Does her poop look like it has spinich in it?
     
  3. coppertop2014

    coppertop2014 Chirping

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    Post a picture. It might be egg yolk peritonitis.
     
  4. coppertop2014

    coppertop2014 Chirping

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    Does it look like this?
     
  5. coppertop2014

    coppertop2014 Chirping

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  6. desertchicken92

    desertchicken92 Chirping

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    No, there was a whole egg yolk next to her poop. Sorry I forgot to take a picture and the whole mess was cleaned up. She went back to laying a normal egg yesterday, maybe it was just a hiccup?
     
  7. coppertop2014

    coppertop2014 Chirping

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    yeh
     
  8. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    It could be that the other birds got to the soft shell eggs after they were laid, and ate part of them. If she had eggs breaking inside, she could possibly develop egg yolk peritonitis at some later time, since the broken egg can set them up for an infection internally.
     
  9. BantamKing

    BantamKing In the Brooder

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    Hatching tips!!!
     

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