Hen gets stuck on her back

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mikemny, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. mikemny

    mikemny New Egg

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    It's a heck of a sight. Sneaky, our favorite black cochin with her feet in the air and a quizical look on her face. We thought it was just a case of an overzealous dust bath, but now it's happened twice, and this morning she had an egg under her too. Is this a symptom of something? Help please. Thanks.
     
  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Is she able to walk around with no difficulty?
     
  3. mikemny

    mikemny New Egg

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    Yes, once we stand her back up she's a little wobbly but is fine again after a couple of minutes. She eats, drinks and poops as usual, although her vent is a little messy.
     

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