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One week old emu curling neck under body :(

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Has anyone had this happen? She suddenly started tucking her neck between her legs , seems like she can't control it , any suggestions­čś×?
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Yes, ours did the same thing.  We looked around, and it seemed perhaps a vitamin deficiency.  We were worried it was going to die, and resorted to force feeding it, including some vitamins.

 

The good news is that in 36 hours, the problem went away.

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