Dosage for wry neck

Momadelane

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Aug 13, 2018
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Hello I have a silkie chicken with wry neck pretty bad. Will sit up but the. Drop head between her legs and go backwards....
I bought the 268 mg vitamin e and selenium softgels and am wanting to make sure about the dosage. She is about 6 weeks old
Thanks for any help! My baby is pitiful
 

Eggcessive

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Yes, that is the dosage most people use which is also 400 IU daily. Sorry about your pullet with wry neck. It is a neurological condition that can be caused by heredity, head injury, vitamin E or thiamine deficiency, and is sometimes seen in Mareks disease and a few other diseases. Here is a video of feeding a silkie with severe wry neck symptoms:

 

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