HeiHeisMom

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How to stop pullet from convulsing
Convulsions continuous for 8 minutes now. She's crying
6 week old
Fine until this evening.
Did have runny poos this afternoon
Dehydration??
 

HeiHeisMom

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I don't know where you are but many of the really experienced chicken keepers are in the U.S. Only just now getting up. You may have to be patient. I'm sure someone will be along who can help. Meanwhile you might want to try *search forums*. Here's one I found: https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/chick-has-wierd-fits.523560/#post-6669922
Thanks. In USA
She's sleeping but very weak. Can lift her head and flap one wing.
Legs still almost Ridgid though.
Fever down...
I'm probably more scared than she is...
 

HeiHeisMom

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She appears normal but dazed this morning.
Very clingy, wants me in sight.
Temp good.
Thanks for talk through...
Now that I've nursed through first Chook seizure (I hope only one) I think I can calmly handle any in future.
 

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If you can get a video and post to youtube or other host and put a link here it could be very helpful. Sometimes seeing what happens is better than trying to imagine from a description. If you can get some B vitamins, E and selenium in her that may help. You can use human supplements. Vitamin deficiencies can cause some odd neurological symptoms sometimes. She also could have a neurological issue from an injury or illness, but I usually try vitamins first. Keep her hydrated, hold her and dip her beak to help her drink. You can mix her feed with a bit of water which will also help with hydration and may help her eat. Here is more info on vitamin deficiencies, last one also has a video on helping them eat and drink:
https://www.tillysnest.com/2014/03/vitamin-deficiencies-in-backyard-chicks-html/
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/vitamin-deficiencies-poultry-rakesh-kumar
https://www.raising-happy-chickens.com/wry-neck.html
 

HeiHeisMom

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If you can get a video and post to youtube or other host and put a link here it could be very helpful. Sometimes seeing what happens is better than trying to imagine from a description. If you can get some B vitamins, E and selenium in her that may help. You can use human supplements. Vitamin deficiencies can cause some odd neurological symptoms sometimes. She also could have a neurological issue from an injury or illness, but I usually try vitamins first. Keep her hydrated, hold her and dip her beak to help her drink. You can mix her feed with a bit of water which will also help with hydration and may help her eat. Here is more info on vitamin deficiencies, last one also has a video on helping them eat and drink:
https://www.tillysnest.com/2014/03/vitamin-deficiencies-in-backyard-chicks-html/
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/vitamin-deficiencies-poultry-rakesh-kumar
https://www.raising-happy-chickens.com/wry-neck.html
Excuse me in my PJs This happens in the evenings...
Starts with a pain/ fear squeal then the Ridgid response with tremors.
She'll lay rigid and unresponsive until next one hits.
They go on for 4-5 hours.
IMG956543.jpg

This morning after seizures last night. She'll drink an ounce or do of sav a chick every two hours or so on her own.
I can't get videos yo upload. I don't know how you create a link.
 

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