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Just had our first experience of egg laying - Help
Posted: 02/09/2016 by Angela.w

Hi.  My 11 year old female has just laid a clutch of 3 eggs.  I'm a bit worried that after several hours, having bathed her and made her comfortable with heat lamp, water, food etc, she is exhausted and it looks like her whole innards are still hanging out behind her. Will this eventually shrink back as it is looking very red and still very large. Is there anything else I should do to help her?



Re: Just had our first experience of egg laying - Help
Posted: 02/09/2016 by tomtortoise@tovevalley.net

Hello,

You don't state the species, but if it's from a temperate area it should be living outside (with a house).

From what you say it needs URGENT veterinary treatment. Click on the "Vets & Health" box to see if you are near a Specialist.

Tom

 

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