Help! Bantam chick with wry neck!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Alexandra33, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have been noticing for a couple days that one of my 1 week old Silver Penciled Wyandotte bantam chicks was sleeping a little differently than the rest. Well, when I picked her up today, her neck curled under in an embryo-like position. I know this is wry neck, but so far, after raising 65 birds, it's the first case I've ever encountered. She's eating and drinking and is exceptionally energetic as of late, but it breaks my heart to see her with her chin pasted to her chest. She actually curls up more severely when I pick her up, and then is a little less obvious when running around in the brooder. Is there anything else I can do for her other than give her a vitamin supplement? I'm so new to this.
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    Thank you so much!
    -Alex
     
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  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you so much! I read it already, and I'm going to get some vitamin E while we're out today.

    -Alex
     
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  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks a million! [​IMG] VERY helpful!

    I'm still pumping her full of vitamins, probiotics, and molasses, so hopefully it will start working here soon.

    -Alex
     
  6. chicken4prez

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  7. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. chicken4prez

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    LOVE your avi Alex!
     
  9. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOAH!!!! [​IMG] I'M GUESSING YOU REALLY LIKE IT?

    -Alex
     
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