laying a soft egg, but it was "stuck"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Annabella, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Annabella

    Annabella Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2010
    My hen, Lotty, was looking a bit blue yesterday afternoon, I went over to her and she let me touch her (she NEVER lets me do that). [​IMG]
    I patted her on the chest to see how her crop felt, it was okay, then I put my hand down and felt down near her vent, and all of a sudden a soft shelled egg popped out!
    I think it must have not been passing through her, and the little pressure I put on her made it come through.
    She PROMPTLY perked up! Turned around and started eating it. [​IMG]
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    Glad shes ok now. [​IMG] I had one lay a soft shelled egg I picked her up put her in the isolation cage thinking she was sick when out popped this egg after she was fine and hasnt done it since

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