I am often asked how to tell if a hen is egg bound. A hen is egg bound when they cannot lay their egg. This may be because; the oviduct is too small for the egg to pass through, the egg may have broken and cannot slip through or the shell of the egg is … Read more Is My Hen Egg Bound?
Egg binding in quail is when a female quail cannot lay her egg and then the quail is referred to as egg bound. This may be because; it is the first time the quail hen has laid an egg, the oviduct is too small for the egg to pass through, the egg may have broken … Read more Egg Binding In Quail
Hatty the Hen was recently egg bound. Unfortunately I had been out all day and when I returned and went to put the poultry away Hatty was not behaving normally. It looked like she was repeatedly trying to go to the toilet. As luck would have it my father-in-law was around and I asked for … Read more Hatty Hen Egg Bound