Worried about Hen


Apr 15, 2020
Frazier Park California
Hi everyone! So this morning I woke up to a hen covered in yolk and a semi hard shell hanging from her feathers. I also noticed an egg in nesting box as well. Could she have been egg bound then laid another egg? I’m so worried she is going to get sick. She seems completely fine. I gave her a warm bath and blow dried her before letting her back out. Worried about that too! Her being cold! It’s 40 degrees here but I blew her nearly 100% dry. Anything I should be looking for as far as her becoming ill? It seemed like most of egg came out of her? I’m at a loss on what to do... here are a few pics... not sure they will be any help.


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Could she have squashed the thin-shelled egg of some other hen?
Maybe you could provide some calcium additive + Vitamin D3 + Vitamin K to improve their shell quality.

On another note: Your hen has bumblefoot at least on her right foot. For information on treatment just click on this link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/threadloom/search?query=bumblefoot&tab=620
Omg she does! First time dealing with that too! Geez.. how one thing leads to another with this girls! I gave them some oyster shells as well. Thank you! What a morning!

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