I have stuck egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hobbyfarm, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. hobbyfarm

    hobbyfarm Hatching

    Sep 11, 2007
    I have a hen with what looks like a stuck egg about half way out or something else, maybe constipated, please help
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Are you sure it is an egg? If it is an egg and it's still there you can grab her and see if you can't masage it out with some oil or float her in a warm bath. If it is soft and pink, it could be a prolapse too. Good luck.
  3. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    do you have any oil? (like baby oil or even a salad oil would do) the smear on the area... place the bird on a warm steamy towel (not TOO hot)... this should help ...

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