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?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

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    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

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    sorry cant help but wish you the best.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    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! Premium Member

    So sorry for your loss. :hugs
     

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