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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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