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2 week old Orp chick holding head all the way back onto it's back

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by deineria, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. deineria

    deineria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Suddenly, out of the blue, a two week old Orp chick is - 99% of the time - sitting with its
    head all the way back into it's back and looking straight up.
    It can move it normally and will for water - though I haven't seen it eat since this started.
    I've given infant vit. drops - nothing has changed.
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:Could be Vitamin E deficiency. I have taken a capsule and opened it and gave the chick a drop or two. Some people us 200iu up to 1000iu. I used the 200iu.
     
  3. deineria

    deineria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok - will try it
     

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