chicken with twisted neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kizzz675, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. kizzz675

    kizzz675 New Egg

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    A few days ago one of my 8 week old buffs must have gotten injured somehow. She had a bruise by her eye and a spot of blood on her neck. I seperated her from the rest. She was still eating and drinking fine. Just acting a little withdrawn. Just in case of infection I gave her some antibiotics.
    Yesterday her head started twitching, that turned her head sideways when she twitched. She was still eating and drinking. However today her head is not twiitching anymore but it is twisted half way around and she seems to be comfortable that way. However it makes it hard for her to eat and drink. What could be happening? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I am not sure but you might want to look up in Google search right to the right of your initial posting for wry neck. And if you have given an antibiotic better give her some plain yogurt to help get her gut bacteria back to normal. Have you tried some baby vitamins without iron? like polyvisol
     

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