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Possible egg binding in pekin

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Allysha1990, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Allysha1990

    Allysha1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed one of my pekin hens has a swollen belly this morning. I haven't tried to catch her yet but i took a lot of pictures. She's not really standing any differnt to her sisters but she is a little slower than them. Besides the swollen belly she seems happy but i know birds are good at hiding their symptoms and stress.
    We had one hen that was going broody but I'm not sure if it was her.
    I haven't really found anything online for diagnosing them or treating them. Is it just the same as treating chickens?
     
  2. Allysha1990

    Allysha1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I caught her and felt her belly. It doesn't feel like an egg is in there but it does feel like it's full of fluid and it's warm but not hot
     

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