silkie eggbound with 3 eggs in the system! help!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by briarpatchfarms, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    Can anyone tell me what I can do without pulling the eggs out? This is the first Ive seen do this and Im clueless!
     
  2. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

    Jun 29, 2009
    Alaska
    first give 1/2 -1 unflavored tums disolved in water. then warm (not hot) bath, while massaging tummy toward vent.....lube vent with olive oil, and keep her isolated and warm. You can wrap with a towel and/or blow dry warm (not hot), just remember to check air temp with your hand now & then so as not to burn your chicken.

    Repeat bath as necessary for comfort of hen.

    eta: spelling correction
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  3. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    Thanks for the info your a life saver! The egg is getting ready to pass then Ill have to keep an eye on her for the other 2 eggs!
     

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