Long cream object protruding from vent

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kbarney562, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. kbarney562

    kbarney562 New Egg

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    I need some help identifying what is wrong with my hen. I noticed her eating some clear discharge in the run this afternoon. Looks like egg whites. No broken shell around. Then I saw this object protruding from her vent. I don't know if it's an organ or what. She is constantly leaking clear fluid from the vent. She layed a normal egg this morning and was acting normal all day. I don't see a prolapsed uterus to shove in, and when I tried to push this back in, it bent in my fingers. Help!!
     
  2. kbarney562

    kbarney562 New Egg

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  3. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like part of a soft shell egg to me.
     
  4. kbarney562

    kbarney562 New Egg

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    Should I pull it out?
     
  5. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would very gently pull it out. If it won't come out maybe soak her bottom in was warm water with epson salt.
     
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  6. kbarney562

    kbarney562 New Egg

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    After some slight tugging, it came out and her vent looks normal again. Life saver!!
     
  7. pfields

    pfields Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awesome, you did good!
     

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