Remember my BR, Ivy, Dying of Internal Laying?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by speckledhen, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Ivy is the fifth bird I had who appeared to be dying from internal laying. She had all the same symptoms as the others, was so thin, she had no meat on the breast area at all. The others all died, the last being Rosemary a couple of months ago. In fact, Ivy, stood over her, protecting her and was almost on her death bed herself.
    Ivy laid an EGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She looks and acts healthy again, and even though she hasn't gained back all her weight, she is beautiful and fiesty and is allowing the roosters to mate her and she laid an egg, first time in maybe five months. What on earth? Wonder if it was an infection she got over? Before Rosemary died, she looked like she was almost gone herself. Hallelujah! Good riddance, 2008. Hellooooo to 2009!!
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    Last edited: Jan 4, 2009

  2. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    Wonderful! Hopefully 2009 will bring good things for both you and Ivy.
  3. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
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  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
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  5. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    Great news maybe the eggs dissolved inside of her? if thats even possible or you will find some giant mass of eggs that she passed like in the others. Thats great news what a better start to 2009!
  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I am so happy to hear that! 2009 is going to great for you Cyn, I just know it.
  7. ml

    ml Songster

    Mar 4, 2007
    Man oh man so glad to hear good news in 2009! Been a rough 12 months for the 2006 chicks.


  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    That is great news, Cyn!!! Woohoo for healthy birds in 2009!
  9. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

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  10. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn
    [​IMG] Way to go, Ivy!


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