What Was This?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chad, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. chad

    chad Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 29, 2007
    Pittston, Maine
    Had one of my Production Red hens go down a couple of days ago. Acted eggbound. We did everything we knew to do, putting her in a warm bath, lubricating her vent. Finally my wife put a finger up and couldn't feel an egg. I massaged her abdomen and couldn't feel an egg. But her vent kept working and she kept straining. Finally this morning I culled her, couldn't let her suffer any more.

    Anybody know what this might have been?
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    [​IMG] I'm sorry I wish I knew.

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