My girlie died this moring I opened her to find this.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Gayelynne, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. Gayelynne

    Gayelynne Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 24, 2014
    This is what called a lagh egg it's a huge puss ball. Rest in Pease my little girl.She sure went through some hell.
  2. Gayelynne

    Gayelynne Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 24, 2014
    My girlie had been very sick for months now. I just thought she was egg bound. Upon a lot of searching I finally found that she had lagh eggs inside her. There puss balls. I helped her get one out yesterday but she passed this a.m. So I opened her to see just what I was dealing with and as you can see in the picture I posted she had that huge puss ball that must of kept growing inside her for months now.I strated noticing her waddle getting pale and she wasn't giving me eggs for a long time. I'm sure going to miss her. But I hope this helps someone out there that might be having the same kind of problems with there pullets. RIP Girlie.
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi there :frow

    I'm so sorry to hear you lost her :hugs

    May she rest in peace now.
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Sorry for you loss. [​IMG]

    Do you know what causes it?
  5. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Flock Master

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    I'm sorry for your loss.

    Thank you for sharing the photos and your story, I'm sure it will be helpful to others.
    @EggSighted4Life look up Salpingitis or "lash egg", there are quite a few articles here on BYC and the internet.
  6. ShannonR

    ShannonR Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 17, 2015
    northern California
    Did you find pieces of shell when you opened her up? Maybe soft shells?

    I think this is called egg binding..

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