layed only inside of egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hazelhen, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. hazelhen

    hazelhen New Egg

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    Jan 22, 2009
    Our child was half-squatting/standing, then she layed the liquid part - white and yoke only, no sign of a shell. Then I assume she had a prolapse, which did go back in.
    Is this a shell less egg or something different? Is it possible that the egg broke and part is still inside her? Should I take her to the vet?

    This morning, she seems to be acting normal again.

    Shes only been laying for a week, we have had 4 good eggs before this.

    (She is a regular sized cochin, who is well cared for and weel fed.)
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is sound like a shell less egg. In new layers it is commen to have funky eggs till there plumbing get worked out. I would just keep an eye on her just in case.
     
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    not an uncommon occurance...do make sure she is getting enough calcium...can supplement with oyster shell
     

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