my hen just laid yoke, and today she just stands..help!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by goodheart101, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. goodheart101

    goodheart101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not sure what is wrong with my hen. Yesterday she just shot out yoke, not the whole egg and today she just stands. What can I do to help her? She is a RIR, less than a year old. She looks pitiful.
     
  2. goodheart101

    goodheart101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Also she is a free range most of the time, I feed them corn, bread, and 16% protein feed. The rest of my RIR seem okay.
     
  3. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Eggbound, maybe? [​IMG] I'm not completly sure what you can do, but this is a common roblem and I think sometomes the hen can be saved. I'll see what I can find for you. (I am by no means an expert.)
     
  4. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For eggbound I have read to give them a bath in warm water, they like it too. look up eggbound and internal laying here, you will get some info. good luck
     

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