stuck egg right now - need info

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by the oasis, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. the oasis

    the oasis New Egg

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    working on stuck egg right now - need info
     
  2. robbdebbie

    robbdebbie Professional Chicken Bather

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    I have read to put them in a warm bath to calm the muscles and relax the bird to pass it. Also maybe some sort of lubricant to help pass it.
     
  3. the oasis

    the oasis New Egg

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    I am on the phone with the hen-owner and on the computor with all of you. The vet gave the hen a shot of oxytocin(?sp) and owner has chicken in warm bath and is 'adding ' olive oil with massage through vent. Will let you all know outcome.
     

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