Second sick hen

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There’s a disease I know called Bactillery White Diarrhea
Thank you! Researching that seems mostly in chicks. She was 2 years old. At this point I'm leaning towards @Meg-in-MT suggestion about EYP. She was the smallest of the flock but regularly laid big eggs. She was egg bound twice before (that we know of) with good outcomes both times. Rant: Tractor Supply told me they didn't have penicillin the night I needed it. Went in for something else the next day and they had 9 bottles....!!uggh.
I'm pretty sure the other one had crop issues based on the lump in her crop we couldn't break up and the smell. The coincidence is that these 2 hens hung out together. I appreciate your input.
With all the help I received here, I'm building a kit for the future. Hopefully it just collects dust!
 

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Okay--- 24 hours into the wormer. One hen spent a lot of time in the nest box today. This afternoon I found 2 eggs and 2 large droppings along with this mass. I have no clue what it might be. I attached the pictures, and a couple pictures of it cut in half. Any ideas? The way she was sitting in the nest makes me think this all came from her.

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Meg-in-MT

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Okay--- 24 hours into the wormer. One hen spent a lot of time in the nest box today. This afternoon I found 2 eggs and 2 large droppings along with this mass. I have no clue what it might be. I attached the pictures, and a couple pictures of it cut in half. Any ideas? The way she was sitting in the nest makes me think this all came from her.

@Meg-in-MT @azygous @ChickenWhisperer101
It looks like a lash egg :hmm How many chickens do you have? Are they all red sex links? You've lost two now, correct?
 

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Do you know which hen that yellow stuff came from? I hope so, because it appears to be lash material from salpingitis, a serious reproductive tract infection. If she's very young, it might be worth throwing an antibiotic at it in hopes it might be reversed. Left untreated, or even in spite of treatment, it's serious and will eventually kill her.
 

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Do you know which hen that yellow stuff came from? I hope so, because it appears to be lash material from salpingitis, a serious reproductive tract infection. If she's very young, it might be worth throwing an antibiotic at it in hopes it might be reversed. Left untreated, or even in spite of treatment, it's serious and will eventually kill her.
@azygous , I dont know. It was one of the red ones. I could probably narrow it down to one of 4, not good odds... what's going on here?!!!!
 

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Sex links, or any high production breed, are prone to reproductive issues. But to have 3 in such a short time seems excessive. I will continue to follow along and learn with what Azygous' has to say.
 

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I've picked up some injectable penicillin, Should I be looking for something else? That's even if I can find out which one it is. While doing an "inspection" of the girls just now. we found this one with what appears to be a pretty sore spot. She doesn't seem like it bothers her.
 

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