Hen with hot swollen tunmy

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hopkinshens, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. hopkinshens

    hopkinshens Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed today that my hen has a
    Hot swollen tummy and I'm worried she is egg bound what can I do to help her??
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    You can examine her vent with a lubricated gloved finger to search for an egg. Be gentle and don't break the egg. Then you can put her in a warm bath for 15-20 minutes to see if she will pass it. Feel her abdomen for an egg. Give her some extra calcium (a calcium tablet or Tums, crushhed eggshell, or oystershell.). There are numerous threads on egg bound at the search at the top of the page.
     
  3. hopkinshens

    hopkinshens Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your help
     
  4. hopkinshens

    hopkinshens Out Of The Brooder

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    This Is her tummy
     

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