Weird substance passed

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brandee, May 24, 2011.

  1. Brandee

    Brandee New Egg

    1
    0
    7
    Aug 2, 2010
    I have 6 hens and yesterday one hen did not come home with the rest to the coop, today she was very inactive and passed this liquid filled balloon with a yellow beside it and she seems to be fine. What just happened is she okay thanks Countryhen
     
  2. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

    959
    10
    143
    Feb 28, 2010
    N/E of Richmond, VA
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    23,342
    1,231
    448
    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:Welcome to BYC. Sounds like a broken soft shelled egg. Try providing your chickens with crushed oyster shell as free choice, it should help.
     
  4. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,505
    15
    174
    Oct 8, 2010
    Escondido CA
    Quote:Welcome to BYC. Sounds like a broken soft shelled egg. Try providing your chickens with crushed oyster shell as free choice, it should help.

    That's what I was thinking too. I've had one, even though I provide Oyster. Sometimes they just come out too early! As long as she is acting okay, she's probably fine, but just watch her for a day or two.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by