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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

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    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

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    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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