I Think I Have An Egg Bound Hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Orpingtons4U, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Hen When She Walks She Makes A Nosie That Sounds Like She is in Pain and she has runny stool and her vent is swolling and she is staying in the hen house alot and she won't move alot it her stool is a greenish color and its sticking too her rear

    Thanks

    XOXO Cortney
     
  2. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    soak her in a tub of warm water for about a half hour....Try that if that doesn't work soak her longer
     
  3. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    She could be egg bound, which means an entire egg is actually stuck, either because of its position or its size. Or she could have egg yolk peritonitis and have eggs being dropped into the abdomen and fluid and infection in there. You'll have to palpate up her vent and see if you feel an egg when she's relaxed in warm water. If not, it's probably not egg binding.
     
  5. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks
     
  6. Ex-Bats-Owner

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    How is she doing now? Hope shes feeling better
     
  7. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has gotten worse
     

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