Help my chicken, please!

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

  1. OurDogChicken

    OurDogChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    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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