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6 week old chick acts injured keeps backing up puts it head under body

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by johnfbjr, May 14, 2010.

  1. johnfbjr

    johnfbjr Hatching

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    6 week old chick acts injured keeps backing up puts it head under body.
    Anybody have any ideas? May be blind?
     

  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I believe that is called Wry neck. Which is caused by a vitamin deficiency in the chick's body. I think if you give the chick some vitamins (without iron), then everything will go back to normal.
     

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