no egg today and swollen right chest

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by simpsoncj, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. simpsoncj

    simpsoncj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, so my little oegb hen has layed an egg for the last two days after brooding and raising chicks for more than five weeks. Today I noticed her comb and cheeks are super bright red (they have been more pink). Does anyone know if this is normal after brooding when they start to lay again? Also, her right chest seems bigger than her left and she did not lay an egg today. Just curious. She is not acting like she is in distress at all.
    CJ
     
  2. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds to me as though she is happy and ate alot today! And A red comb is good I thought, a purple one is not.
     
  3. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    has she just been piggin' out and her crop is full? I wouldnt be surprised after all that time spent brooding and rearing. lol
     
  4. simpsoncj

    simpsoncj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I think it is food in her crop! And I am assuming the red comb is good, it's just different than it has been so I was wondering if this happens after brooding? Thanks so much for all your posts!
    CJ
     

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