8 week old EE chick turning neck around strangely

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cochinbantam-lover, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    My EE chicks are now about 8 weeks old or so and they have been doing well, I got them from MPC. I was just going to bring them outside to the coop. when I came to feed them last night one had her head bent down in front of her like under her chest area. I picked her up and her neck started like turning, i set her down and she like put it down again. I dipped her beak in some yogurt and she ate some I thinkI have never seen anything like this before. They were vac for Mareks. Please help me what do I do, she is with 5 others that aren't doing this. Today she is like just holding it down a little but she doesn't have it down like last night and she is like walking around ok. I have them on med starter and corncob bedding. She seems alright but what would cause this, thoughts please!!
    Thanks very much!
     
  2. fourfeathers

    fourfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 7, 2008
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    Do a Search on Wry Neck, Limberneck and/or crooked neck. Can be caused by different things, but that is what it sounds like from the brief description.
     

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