head twitch

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by old geezer, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. old geezer

    old geezer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    need some info---dottie my delaware is doing a head twitch---she is not crop bound--any idea why--and what to do to get her better ?
     
  2. rhs7111

    rhs7111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if you're describing the same head motion but a few of my pullets do this when their crops are full---not impacted. They are newly out on grass and I think the grass, while not tall, gets packed in their crops. I massage their crops VERY gently from bottom to top, and I give them olive oil soaked bread or olive oil soaked chick starter crumbles for a day or two and it seems to pass.
     
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  3. old geezer

    old geezer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i will keep an eye on the crop --my 2 delawares do eat more than their fair share from the feeder---thanks---lou
     

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