Baby Chick with Wry Neck...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by raylayvay, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. raylayvay

    raylayvay New Egg

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    Hello! I adopted a baby chick from our embryogy project at school. He's only 2 days out of the incubator, which he spent two days in trying t hatch. 'm pretty sure that it has wry/crooked neck; neck was drooping, almost 360 degree turn after hatch; it has since gained some control over its neck and can eat/drink on its own! I bought Durvet Vitamins and Electrolyte powder (no iron!) to try. I just want to make sure I'm doing the most I can! I also don't want to hurt him or something in case it's not wry neck. And advice, specific instructions to help?
     
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    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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  3. raylayvay

    raylayvay New Egg

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    Thank you very much! I will get some Poly vi sol and try two drops twice a day? Maybe some scrambled egg too, I saw on that same post later down. It was encouraging to see that chick recover!
     
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Vitamin B and Vitamin E are often the cause of wry neck in young chicks. I'm betting the vitamin supplement will have both in it and you should start to see improvement after starting that!
     

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