Hen laid weird 'egg'

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MilesFluffybutt, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. MilesFluffybutt

    MilesFluffybutt Songster

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    Hi all,
    Found this hanging out of my 20 week-old Silkie hen this evening. She just started laying. Her abdomen feels like a water balloon.

    Any idea what this is? How can I help her?

    Thanks. 21618004_1885771018406057_6370745290544440510_n.jpg 21687879_1885771128406046_2802228218739205349_n.jpg 21761825_1885771048406054_3077947127882918397_n.jpg
     
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  2. BYCforlife

    BYCforlife Free Ranging

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    @KikisGirls ? I think I know what this is, but I don't know how to treat it.
     
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  3. BYCforlife

    BYCforlife Free Ranging

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    Never mind, you just came. :D
     
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    A vet visit and some antibiotics may help.
     
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  5. MilesFluffybutt

    MilesFluffybutt Songster

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    Thank you both so much. I was literally just reading about EYP last night. I was concerned because she seemed larger. I'll call the vet in the morning and see if she can fit us in. Is there anything I can do for her tonight? (My computer crashed so I'm operating in Safe Mode, which is really making research difficult.)
     
  6. MilesFluffybutt

    MilesFluffybutt Songster

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    As I was dicking around with my computer, she laid a soft shelled egg. 20170921_205020.jpg
     

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