Just found this half in/half out of my girls vent...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by WyoChickenMamma, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. WyoChickenMamma

    WyoChickenMamma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just down to the coop to collect eggs and noticed that one of my favorite girls didn't come running. I was looking around for her and found her in the coop, facing the wall. That is when I noticed that she had this hanging out of her vent. I gently picked her up to get a better look at it. I barely touched it and it came all the way out. She looked relieved, but now I am worried about what might still be inside her. I looked at her vent, it appeared to be clear of any thing else. I put her down and she just walked away.

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  2. Pharm Girl

    Pharm Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like she was considering making sausage to go with her sisters eggs? It was a nice try! Hopefully it's just an eggmaking glitch that will take care of itself! Did it look like a worm? Goodness, I hope not. How long has she been laying?
     
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  3. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tape worm?...intestinal lining?...to be honest i have no idea what that is i hope someone on here will be better help.
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I'm thinking the membrane from a soft shelled egg that broke in her. I think she'll be OK.

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  5. WyoChickenMamma

    WyoChickenMamma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a soft shelled egg. One end is a bit more solid than the other. And it has some white in it. It is for sure odd and does look like a huge worm, but it is an egg that just didn't form or finish forming. I think she is okay...it was just odd.
     
  6. chic-a-deee

    chic-a-deee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thats gross!!!! I bet thats the first thing my girls lay when they're ready...LOL
     
  7. chicken farmer 1997

    chicken farmer 1997 Chillin' With My Peeps

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