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I think my chicken is egg bound. Think since yesterday i see
thanks. Think since yesterday i see egg shells soft … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
Our little hen was off with a partial egg on ground (she
Our little hen was off with a partial egg on ground (she eats them) and some of the egg hanging from her vent white (almost the consistency of egg and clear and white (thicker)discharge. I checked her… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
She looks egg bound. An Easter Egger hen. Since yesterday
The egg is close to the vent but stuck in the egg tube membrane. Not prolapsed.… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
We think she is egg bound, there is an egg hanging off her
We think she is egg bound, there is an egg hanging off her backside It looks like it is still in side some kinds of membrane or tissue … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My chook is off her food, sitting quietly, and if feels like
my chook is off her food, sitting quietly, and if feels like she is swollen in the back area....wondering if she may be egg bound? And if so what I can do about it? She had been clucky for some time, … read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
13,838 satisfied customers
She is sitting in the nesting box and has thick pale yellow
she is sitting in the nesting box and has thick pale yellow discharge from her vent. I have only 3 hens in my flock. This hen has not laid her egg today. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
48,452 satisfied customers
Dear Dr. Salkin,I got another canary BB about a week ago.
Dear Dr. Salkin,I got another canary BB about a week ago. He seemed to settle in his new environment pretty well: very energetic, good appetite, singing happily. However, two days ago, when I arrived … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
48,452 satisfied customers
This morning my hen just a yolk in the nesting box. When
This morning my hen laid just a yolk in the nesting box. When I checked her she has something hanging from her vent. The hanging seems like a round ball with some layering around it. Is this the rest … read more
Andrea Scheer
Andrea Scheer
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Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a barred rock hen who is walking strangely...more
Hello, I have a barred rock hen who is walking strangely...more upright similar to a penguin with her tail hanging down. This was first noticed 2 days ago. Her vent appears normal from what I can tell… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Barnvelder hen about 12 months . Two days of staying in laying
Barnvelder hen about 12 months . Two days of staying in laying box . vent area abit dirty. Clucking and ruffling neck feathers . Then shaking feathers out and wing flapping .Has gone out with others t… read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
My chicken has been laying regularly for about 3 months with
My chicken has been laying regularly for about 3 weeks with no problems. Yesterday evening she became quite and withdrawn just before roosting up for the night. She then passed the egg yolk and white … read more
Dr_Kitty
Dr_Kitty
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
122 satisfied customers
Hello: still having domestic duck issues. Baby 1 and Baby
Hello: still having domestic duck issues. Baby 1 and Baby 2 ducklings are doing well having now reached about 3 weeks of age. Now, Violet, another duck is on her nest. She had 8 eggs. Yesterday, I saw… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We have 3 chickens about 7 months old. One stopped laying
We have 3 chickens about 7 months old. One stopped laying eggs about 5 days ago. She just sits in the nesting box and is very lethargic, feathers are fluffed. She does walk around if we take her out o… read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
bantam: slightly larger than the other wynadotts we have.
Hi. We have a bantam wynadott. She is slightly larger than the other wynadotts we have. At first we thought she might of been a cock because of her size and also she has a much deeper croke. She has n… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Cockatiel about 4 years old. She is on pellet, she is an only
Cockatiel about 4 years old. She is on pellet, she is an only bird. I just found a dried blood streak (on the outside of the shell) broken egg shell, one outside the cage, the other piece inside the c… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
22,051 satisfied customers
I believe my hen is egg bound. Ive given her a couple of warm
I believe my hen is egg bound. I've given her a couple of warm sits baths now. Yesterday I could touch the shell of the egg at the top of her vent canal. I decided I would go ahead and break the shell… read more
Dr. Young
Dr. Young
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
165 satisfied customers
budgie: vet yesterday..yolk with a syringe..sleeping..feathers
Can you please help? My budgie is egg bound.I took her to the vet yesterday & he removed the yolk with a syringe.He told me to take her home,keep her warm & she should have passed the shell by morning… read more
Andrea Roberts
Andrea Roberts
veterinary surgeon
Bachelor's Degree
1,292 satisfied customers
Our Rhode Island Red hen of 9 months old has not laid an egg
Our Rhode Island Red hen of 9 months old has not laid an egg for over one week. She has a build up of feces on her vent feathers. Closer inspection showed a almond -sized "beige" colored ball. This wa… read more
Dr. C
Dr. C
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Doctoral Degree
415 satisfied customers
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