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Chick with Wry neck disease

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by blueberrysilky, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has wry neck and I have never experience this, what should I do and how should I diagnose this?
     
  2. emmaie892000

    emmaie892000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wry neck often occurs so the neck lies on the back, almost as if they're looking up at the sky, or trying to tuck their head under their wing. I've also heard of their heads going under their bodies, in between their legs, which can make them lose their balance and fall forward. In chicks is most often a vitamin deficiency. Are you giving the chicks electrolytes in their water?
     
  3. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are on Sav-a-chick electrolytes,he can't eat or drink on his own. What do signs of improvement look like and how to test him?
     
  4. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UPDATE:She is now doing well, I asked my Ag teacher at school and she told me to give her plenty of Sav-A-Chick, in concentrated for to make up for what she couldn't eat. Now she is up and walking and has full control of her neck. Thanks for responding!!!
     

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