Prolapse problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicklady71, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. chicklady71

    chicklady71 New Egg

    Mar 5, 2012
    I have determined from reading the information on this site that my Silkie has prolapse. i first noticed it Sunday but didn't begin treatment until Monday. I didn't know what it was. I'm doing the suggested treatment - warm cleaning, honey or PH and putting it back in. She just pushes it back out. I can't tell if there's something she's trying to expell. She hasn't laid anything since before Sunday. Is there anything else I should do?
  2. Delilah1337

    Delilah1337 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2011
    Spirit Lake, Idaho

    I am treating what I think is an egg bound hen. This is my first time dealing with this so I hope someone can offer you information that I lack.
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Feel her belly to her vent for an egg. I would sit her in a bath of warm water and really clean her up. If no egg and she keeps pro lapsing she may need an x stitch over her vent to keep the prolapse from pushing out. Keep up the treatment as well.
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Also use preperation H, helps some. Hope she starts feeling better soon!

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