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Repeat eggbinding hen eggbound for 5 days, egg between hips

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ondra's Seramas, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
    Sara, my modern game bantam, has had eggbinding problems. She has been bound 4 times before. I have gotten the egg out all times by soaking in warm water and giving her orally by eye dropper a mixture of white Karo syrup (for a quick energy boost to pass that egg), olive oil (helps provide slip) and milk (to give her a much-needed calcium boost). And ag store brand electrolytes. I can feel the egg in her, between the hips, and she is breathing hard and has a distended abdomen. It happened at the fair, so the stress probably added to it. She has had her bath and fluids.
     
  2. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
    Nevermind she passed it. Being able to relax helped. I think she might have even layed two eggs. I will have two check the nest. Her little system probably was backed up.......
     

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