7 week old chick need help!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Doodle_Doo, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Doodle_Doo

    Doodle_Doo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2009
    Missouri City, TX
    I have a 7 week old chick that out of nowhere is acting really weird..last night he was running and jumping all normal now its limp lays to one side and drops its head when held..then starts kicking and tills his head way back in a weird curve and stays like that..for awhile then again drops its head down..flaps his wings a bit once in a while but won't eat or drink water..need help..
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    Quote:It could be "Wry Neck", do a search on here for recommended treatments and see if the descriptions you read sound like what you're observing. It can be treated with Vitamin B INJECTIONS (not oral preparations) and PolyVisol withOUT the iron. I had a chicken who responded well to those two recommended treatments recently.
    But do some of your own research to see if your chick fits the diagnosis for wry neck first.
    Good luck!

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