7 wk old Silkie SHAKES her HEAD....normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by my4ladies, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. my4ladies

    my4ladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a silkie thing? She does it all the time.
     
  2. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shakes? like how? like twitch?
     
  3. destiny_56085

    destiny_56085 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most often due to lice or mites on them. Seen quite a bit on silkies with very large crests just so they are able to see too. Can be due to neurological damage from a blow to the head. First check for bugs and treat if necessary, trim crest if they are having vision problems, and look up crookneck/cerebral hernia if you think it may be neurological.
     
  4. my4ladies

    my4ladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to get a video and post it. She's only 7 wks so her feather aren't even in her eyes. And I checked her the other day for any bugs and couldn't find a single one or trace thereof.
     

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