Chicken has Crooked Neck. Possible Injury?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nolanchicken, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. Nolanchicken

    Nolanchicken Hatching

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    Hi I just got my first flock of chickens this spring. I just noticed one of my hen’s breast looks very lopsided, almost like there is a large growth there. On closer inspection, it seems as though her neck is not straight/crooked/very curved. I’ve done a bit of research and I do not believe this is a crop issue, as the issue is her neck. Her chest seems fine. It also does not appear to be as drastic as wry neck. Any advice would be very helpful.
     
  2. BugStalker

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    It could be a bit of a deformity or very mild wry neck, I suppose. It is hard to know without seeing it. Can you post a picture? I think I would give some vitamins, just in case.
     
  3. Nolanchicken

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    Here are some pictures of the hen. It looks like a big lump on her left side but it’s actually just her neck covered with feathers. Her neck bends over to the left then back to her head. In the last picture you can see a normal hen next to her. 23955CD2-1A89-48CE-A493-A5DC5650A16D.jpeg 9E27AA29-0544-4F19-8B1C-D07636DC6D24.jpeg F0445F2A-BC4C-4A2E-8287-A498FFB65813.jpeg 1DC86802-2CE9-4A39-BAA5-3776F0A5BC85.jpeg 0F45B3F9-6B0B-4FFE-8F37-926CBEF59533.jpeg
     
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