Is it possible for a chicken to get egg bound on the very first egg?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by new chick 203, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. new chick 203

    new chick 203 Songster

    Feb 8, 2010
    Ridgefield CT
    My BLRW is 36 weeks old and not laid her first egg. She is acting odd and I was hoping it's an egg coming on, but now I'm not sure. She looks perfectly healthy, but is spending allot of time under the coop in her home-made nest, and when she is on the nest it looks like her back end is pulsing up and down like she is working to push something out. I thought "this is it, egg time", but she has been doing this for almost 2 days. Should I be concerned?

  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I have lost a hen to her first egg, we didn't even notice because she was so young.

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