arched back neck on chicks then dead

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kelliepulido, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    last 3d 1chick sick daily laying on floor with head arched back touching back unable to get up then die.No other s/s and no warning
     
  2. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Wry neck maybe?

    Have you tried giving them vitamins or electrolytes? I think it is children's formula polyvisol that works (without iron formula).
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sounds like seizures, to die that fast makes me think poison.,.
     
  4. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    they have had vit in the water,no poison around
     
  5. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would really recommend sending one of your dead chicks in for autopsy, this sounds very contagious. So sorry.
     

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