?intestines fell out of my hen please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bbarrie, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. bbarrie

    bbarrie New Egg

    Jan 23, 2016
    Hi I am posting because I went out to feed my girls tonight and my beautiful white hen had two large sacks, about the size of a golf ball each, hanging out of her behind. My husband helped me to put her out of her suffering but I am worried that she could have been ill and I may loose my other girls please help
  2. wyomingmaryland

    wyomingmaryland Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 8, 2015
    sorry cant help but wish you the best.
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    She may have had a prolapsed vent or cloaca. It can occur from straining to lay a large egg, but it doesn't always occur with a stuck egg. Did you examine or cut open the sacks? I'm sorry for your loss.
  4. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    So sorry for your loss. :hugs

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