Help my chicken, please!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OurDogChicken, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. OurDogChicken

    OurDogChicken In the Brooder

    Jul 18, 2015
    Ojai, CA

    Her left eye is closed. Her head tilts and her neck is tilting. Check out the video. She's eating a little, drinking a little, her poop is green and liquid-y.

    Any ideas?

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    It looks like wry neck, also called torticolis or crook neck. Give her some vitamin E daily and either some selenium or a food rich in selenium, such as egg, tuna, sunflower seeds, and others. Wry neck can be a sign of a head injury, a vitamin E deficiency, Mareks disease, and other diseases. Has there been any signs of infection or a respiratory disease? Make sure that she gets enough to eat and drink.

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