Here’s a photo of Casino, the Hula Hen who is contending with the same “plumbing” issues as Autumn.
Casino has clearly already hit the jackpot in that she has Emily as a guardian angel to watch over her. We’ll hope to hear more happy updates.
Meanwhile, I did find another thread at BYC detailing a possibly successful hysterectomy for a hen with internal laying/egg yolk peritonitis. The qualifier is that the hen did later die, but the owner thought it was due to unrelated causes.
Anyone interested can read more at: http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=22773
Autumn seems a bit perkier today, maybe because she had a “celebrity” visitor yesterday:
Probably best not to tell Autumn that Ashleigh made Chicken Picatta for dinner…