Possible egg bound Belgian Quail?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jerseygirl1, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, I came home from work and noticed Agatha all fluffed out, standing on the edge of her nest box. No problem. She jumped out and she is still all fluffed out, and it's alsmot like she is straining to lay an egg, pushing really hard. She's been standing in the same spot for awhile, so I bring her in and give her the warm bath, towel dry, and some yogurt and locked her up in a large dog crate. I tried to feel underneath her, and couldn't feel anything. Her poop is stuck on her butt, but it looks very normal. I put some petroleum jelly up there. I'm thinking she's eggbound, I havent' seen an egg from her in a few days. Any suggestions?
     

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