please help egg stuck!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenman17, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. chickenman17

    chickenman17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my new laying pullets has an egg stuck coming out of her... whatever its called. Its just hanging there and the whole egg is wrapped in a red membrane type substance. Its all attached to her. What do I do? Please help!
     
  2. GA_in_GA

    GA_in_GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she still in trouble?
     
  3. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rub it with cooking oil and maybe do a warm butt bath and shee if that helps. The try to remove it very gently, see if that works?
     
  4. EmmyGirl

    EmmyGirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Get her into warm water with a gentle soap to get things all slippery, a handshower works great if you have one. Get some Preparation H or vaseline and put it on your finger (make sure your nails are short) and try to get under that membrane and gently grease up the egg, being very careful not to break it. Sometimes a little pressure under her belly might help while you're trying to stretch the membrane. You may have to keep working it for a while, adding more goop as needed. Good luck, hope she's ok!!
     
  5. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Once you get it out make sure you give her some probiotics or yogurt so she doesn't get vent gleet from the trauma.
    sharon
     

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