Swollen between back legs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crookedtoe, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. crookedtoe

    crookedtoe Out Of The Brooder

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    My oldest chicken ( 5 Years ) is walking very strange. legs far apart, and her underbelly between her legs is very big. She has some runny yellow poop as well. A little slower than usual.not feeling well. eating some though. Would anyone know what could be wrong with her? Thanks
     
  2. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could she be egg bound?
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Sounds like internal laying.
     
  4. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does sound like internal laying. You could put her on antibiotics and try draining her. There are lots of good threads here about that just make sure you do it on her right side behind the leg. Read up on it and do it carefully at an angle.
     

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