Crooked neck. Vitamins?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Badhbh, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Badhbh

    Badhbh Songster

    Nov 16, 2007
    Southern Indiana
    Typing one handed- chick cuddled in other [​IMG] This lack rock hatched today, and has crooked neck. Walks in circles, cant lift head. Tried some sugar water. PolyViSol next? Think it may help? I really dont want to cull [​IMG]
  2. thebritt

    thebritt Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    We have an Americana hen that, when she was a very young baby (days old), walked in circles, head turned to the side. We didn't think she'd be ok, and didn't do anything different from her sisters, but she finally straightened out (after weeks). Her name is "Merry"("Go Round"). There are nutritional supplements you can give that support neurological health, if that's the problem. B vitamins are good, as well as selenium+vit E, and ginko biloba, off the top of my head. Maybe she just needs time to straighten up? (tight fit in those eggs!) Good luck. P.S. She is an excellent layer!
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009

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