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Pet of the month for June is ….

Possibly our first ever chicken of the month!

Snow is only a spring chicken at eight months old. Her owners brought her in when they noticed she hadn’t yet laid any eggs and had been waddling around looking uncomfortable. The clinical signs lead us to believe that Snow might be egg bound. ‘Egg bound’ means she has an egg stuck somewhere in her oviduct. The usual place is between the uterus and the cloaca. A plan was made to x-ray Snow to see if there was an egg stuck or to see if there might be anything else causing an obstruction. The x-ray showed us that there was in fact a large egg causing the obstruction and Vet Emily was able to help gently ease it out using some lubricant.

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