Why was my hen egg bound with a small egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrittaniNoel, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. BrittaniNoel

    BrittaniNoel Hatching

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    I treated my hen for being egg bound, she laid the egg, and it was just small. My chickens are very new to laying -not all are laying yet and they are all the same age- so it's typical sized for this age.

    Does she have a small pelvis? Is this going to be an on-going problem?
     
  2. N F C

    N F C booooo!

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    It's too early to worry. One of our RIR's was egg bound when she tried to lay her 1st egg but once she got past that with a little help from us, she's been a little egg laying machine since.
     
  3. BrittaniNoel

    BrittaniNoel Hatching

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    Thank you!

    (Our's is a RIR, too.)
     

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