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Other Names: Obstructed Oviduct
|Supportive care||Isolate the bird from the flock and place in a safe, comfortable, warm location (your own chicken "intensive care unit") with easy access to water and food. Limit stress. Call your veterinarian.|
|Surgery||Salpingohysterectomy (surgical removal of the hen's oviduct, which is often found packed with a mass of caseated material and shell-less or soft shelled eggs).|
|Hormone implants||Suprelorin® (deslorelin implants) to stop further ovulation (egg production) in hens.|
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