Internal laying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jesusfreak101, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so my black sex link has only layer two eggs in like maybe a week to three or four days since she just started. The first one was completely normal the second however was just a membrane and since that one she hasnt laid again. Its been several days and i am starting to get concerned i have gotten five eggs three white(leghorns) and to light tan(delewares), i felt her underbelly area and its swollen and squishy,its 6:49 pm and she eating and drinking normally and acting normal. I know she a new layer and their cycles can be weird but i am still worried she one of my favorites but i dont want her to suffer if i need to do some thing. Does the squishy swollenness mean she laying internally or could she just not have an egg inside?
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for the slow replies. Did she improve? There are things that you can do for an internal layer, but it could be a long term problem with some hens.
     
  3. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She never laid an egg and almost hit the two week mark and a feral cat got her while my cats werent in the yard. But since then my cats havent left the chickens expect when they are up in the coop for the night.
     

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