4 month old hen with wry neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sire12, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. Sire12

    Sire12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they hens?
     
  2. Sire12

    Sire12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might be 5 months I bought them when they were 10 weeks
     
  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How is your sick one doing?

    Do you know if they were vaccinated for Marek's?
    Have you checked his ears for any sign of infection or lice/mites?
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could use better pic for the two at the bottom.The one on the top is a rooster\cockerel.
     
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  5. Sire12

    Sire12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's still not looking too good wyorp :( I went to the pharmacy this morning and bought vitamin b complex and some more vitamin e capsules, then got some grit for her I tried posting a video here but it didn't work il upload it to YouTube and post a link, as far I know none of the birds were vaccinated for anything they came from someone on gumtree which is like Craig's list I don't have his number anymore I wish I'd kept it, I will check its ears now too but the other chickens seem to be fine their bedding has DE sprinkled on it and their coop has a mite spray down every so often
     
  6. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wry neck can take months to treat.But sometimes they just dont make it.
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    All boys. See those thin, pointy feathers on the back, near the base of the tail? Those are male specific saddle feathers. Only boys get them.
     
  8. Sire12

    Sire12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    il take some now. That's sad he was the most friendly one, I have a feeling the rest are males too then they are exactly the same, how often do cockerels crow in a day of I brought them inside at night and let them crow in the morning then put them back outside would that work or do they crow through the day? I have neighbours very close by
     
  9. Sire12

    Sire12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the ill one, I usually feed her on my lap but I was holding the camera, you can see at the end of it the thing it does with is its head -

     
  10. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot they will have a crow contest.More than likely they will kill each other....In most cases at least.Yours might get along fine but i would definitely get rid of them
     

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