Hi, from Wisconsin!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by silkies4, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. silkies4

    silkies4 New Egg

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    I have a 3wk old silkie chick w/ wry neck-water on the brain. I have been giving polyvisol for 5 days with vit.E twice daily.
    This chick can eat food/water if I hold him-otherwise neck goes to the ground & he goes backwards. Any encouraging words? how long will it take to cure & will he really get better? I also feed him every 2 hrs. I am devasted by this-please help.
    Thank you
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Sorry I can't give you advice. Good luck and hope your chick gets better.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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  4. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with your chickie [​IMG]
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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC from Ohio! [​IMG]
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. I had a duckling with wry neck once, so I know how worrying it can be. But it sounds like you're doing everything you can treating it; just make sure the poly-vi-sol is without iron. The link that 1muttsfan provided has a lot of great info. Lots of good luck with your chick [​IMG]
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good advice given. Hope it all works out. :thumbsup
     
  7. un-named543

    un-named543 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome; sure hope your bird is OK.
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio....Hope your little baby gets better [​IMG]
     
  10. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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