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my white leghorn hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by maralpz2006, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. maralpz2006

    maralpz2006 Songster 11 Years

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    sick is not sick but she is laying eggs without shells ,she is 8 years old
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    maralpz2006 Songster 11 Years

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    what can i give her to fixx the problem
     
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    casportpony Go Team Tube Feeding! Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    You could give her a human calcium pill orally every other day for a few days, that might help.

    -Kathy
     
  4. maralpz2006

    maralpz2006 Songster 11 Years

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    calcium can i buy in the store like cvs
     
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    casportpony Go Team Tube Feeding! Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    Yes. The ones I have used are 500 mg from Walmart. They also have D in them, which is good, but it's a fat soluble vitamin, so best not to give too much for too long. Half a pill to one whole pill every two to three days about three times seems to get my girls laying properly again. It looks like this:
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  6. maralpz2006

    maralpz2006 Songster 11 Years

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    ok thank you very much, how long it will take to her to lay regular eggs
     
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    casportpony Go Team Tube Feeding! Premium Member Project Manager 6 Years

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    Mine usually start laying regular eggs after no more than three doses.

    -Kathy
     

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