Layed A Yolk

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newbiecaroline, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My young sex link has been acting very strange lately...off by herself and sleeping lots...sleeps standing up even...this girl is laying such huge double yolk eggs...one every 3rd day... I wonder if it's caused internal damage?
    Today she layed just a yolk right in front of me.
    What do I do?
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    New layers will sometimes do this until their bodies adjust to the laying cycle.

    If she stops laying and starts standing in a crouch, check to make sure she's not eggbound.
     
  3. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you..yes she was crouched...and very sleepy..so now she's passed this yolk she will be fine?
    What am I looking/checking for if she is egg bound? swollen? red?
     

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