Please help! Amaraucana in major pain!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bo and Aero, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Bo and Aero

    Bo and Aero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Help! How do I massage or break the egg! She's going downhill and needs help!
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2012
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    maybe egg bound
     
  3. Bo and Aero

    Bo and Aero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, i feel stupid.... What is egg bound? Is it were an egg breaks inside?
     
  4. Bo and Aero

    Bo and Aero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, I looked it up, but how do I break it or massage it out?
     
  5. Bo and Aero

    Bo and Aero Chillin' With My Peeps

    She's starting to waddle!
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Put her in a warm bath and keep her rear under the water for about 15 minutes. Then try to lubricate inside her vent with olive oil and hopefully she can pass the egg. You don't want to break the egg inside her - that can lead to infection.
     
  7. Bo and Aero

    Bo and Aero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Im pretty sure there is several. We've mixed Gatorade, apple cider vinegar, and water together and gave it to her. We lubricated her vent with oil also. I will make sure and try that and let y'all know how it goes!
     

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