What are the signs my hen is egg bound?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PoultryVines, Feb 21, 2015.

  1. PoultryVines

    PoultryVines In the Brooder

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    Other than no egg, how do you tell if a hen is egg bound? I have 2 barred rocks that started laying the first week of January. I have consistently gotten 1or 2 eggs every day, 9-10 eggs every week. The last 2 days no eggs, we doubled checked inside the roost when we closed them in last night. Today there are 4 eggs. Is it common for them to hold an egg and then lay two in one day?
     

  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

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    Here is a good article that you can use. https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/egg-binding-symptoms-treatment-and-prevention I hope your girls are just on break. [​IMG]
     
  3. PoultryVines

    PoultryVines In the Brooder

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    Thank you, me too[​IMG]
     

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