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help---mystery illness

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by appleeye, Oct 19, 2007.

  1. appleeye

    appleeye Out Of The Brooder

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    bantam is sitting with head laid backwards on her back moving it from side to side real fast.please, does any one know whats going on?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Is it a silkie? Brain damage sounds like a possibility. Other than than that I don't know.
     
  3. appleeye

    appleeye Out Of The Brooder

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    no,she is a old english bb red
     
  4. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    She could have crooked neck. Just seperate her. It should straiten out eventualy.

    -Jeffrey
     
  5. appleeye

    appleeye Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for your replys.i belive she has had a stroke.i will check her again in the morning.
     
  6. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    here is my collected articles on crookneck/limber neck and other causes of this symptom.
    http://dlhunicorn.conforums.com/index.cgi?board=emergencies&action=display&num=1160928615
    What
    you can do immediately is give a B vitamin along with a (human geltab) of combination vitE/selenium... this has been found to be very helpful in many different situations involving neurological symptoms. Ensure that the selenium content is no more than 50 MICROgrams.
    Separate and help your bird drink (dribble along beak and ensure the bird swallows on its on and dont squirt the liquid in with a syringe or such)...
    Ensure the bird is warm and in a quiet place where you can monitor any other developments.
     

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