Help! Baby Chick trips over own neck!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lukiepookie, May 16, 2019.

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  1. lukiepookie

    lukiepookie In the Brooder

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    I have a 3 week old easter egger who seems to rub it's right side of head on the ground and run backwards. It does this every couple minutes. Any idea? @Eggcessive
     
  2. Eggcessive

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    That may be a neurological symptom similar to wry neck. It can be from a vitamin deficiency or a head injury, and some chickens can inherit the tendency for wry neck. I would give some vitamin E and thiamine (B1) which you could find in Poultry NutriDrench or Poultry Cell vitamins. Dosage is 1 ml daily.
     

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