my chicken may be egg bound what are the symptoms

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blueseal, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2008
    she had poop around her butt. i wiped it off of her and put her on the coop floor and noticed she is walking like a duck side to side. she went to the water dish and is drinking. she walks side to side with her butt pointed toward the ground. does she have a big egg stuck or what.
  2. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    I am not sure, but you might want to post this in the "Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries" section...

    There is a product called Calci-boost that I first kept on hand for my indoor birds. If the bird becomes eggbound, you give them a few drops (depending on size of bird...) They almost instantly lay the egg. It is not something you would want to give them regularly, as it could actually end up depleting them, but it is a good thing to keep on hand for emergencies. You can order it online.

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