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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by the3ofus+oursixchicks, Feb 5, 2013.
i am needing to know the symptoms of being egg bound please. thanks
"An egg bound hen stands more upright than usual and walks like a penguin. He abdomen might feel bloated. She might be sitting in a nesting box, tilted with her tail up, her vent opening and closing, looking like she’s straining. However, these signs are also the symptoms of many other ailments. In fact, it is very, very rare that a hen is actually egg-bound. More often than not, what you think is an egg bound chicken is actually a hen that is quite sick from something else."
I am very much an amateur but I've a couple of cases of hens where this lady's "spa treatment" really helped.