Swollen rear end

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hawk, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. hawk

    hawk Out Of The Brooder

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    We have an orpington approx. 4 years old. She is so swollen in the back end that she is walking bowl legged. The swelling feels larger than a softball. Possibly empacted? what do I do? saw her poop today but was very small.
     
  2. sueche

    sueche Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. soffeann1997

    soffeann1997 Out Of The Brooder

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    It sounds like she could be egg bound with your chicken I'm not sure about a chick in the earlier comment. Unfortuinatly egg bound can lead to death if not surgically removed by a vet.
     
  4. hawk

    hawk Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the link I will try that tonight.
     

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