Question about a sick girl

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brucepierce, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. Brucepierce

    Brucepierce Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 4yr old RI Red who I noticed this morning was not walking much, when standing her tail feathers are sloped down towards the ground, her belly feels a bit bloated (at least compared to her sister) and is breathing heavily and slowly....could she be egg bound? She's one of 12 so I have no idea if she's laying...thx in advance
     
  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Sounds egg bound, is she walking like a penguin? This is one of the symptoms of egg binding.
     

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