Head bangin chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aubreynoramarie, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    I have a five week old showgirl chick right now who has been acting odd for the past fee days. Sometimes when she is standing around (happening more frequently) she will begin what I can only describe as a sideways medium speed headbang. It is very bizarre looking. She doesn't shake her head around. It's really hard to describe but last time she did it she scratch her head immediately afterward. Ever see night at the Roxbury? She looks like those dudes kind of. These episodes usually last about 30 seconds. Could this be an ear infection or something? Ears look normal. How do I treat this?

    Thanks for any help...
     
  2. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    ... Okay then, should I just leave the chick alone? I am afraid she is in pain... Earaches stink!
     
  3. BooBear

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    Could it be wry neck?
    Sorry I am not that exp on the illnesses. Hopefully someone else will chime in.
     
  4. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Thanks for trying though. What is wry neck?
     

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