How to Treat Wry Neck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Finny, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 7 week old crested mallard who is suffering from wry neck. I have read many ways to treat this, so I just want it all in one place and all suggestions are welcome :)
    Thanks!
     
  2. jenniemig

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    I will be watching the responses you get as well, I'm always learning new things here, thanks for posting!
     
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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  4. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Amiga :)
     
  5. Finny

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    So Amiga, should I get brewsters yeast and niacin? It seems that is what was used for Bently but I might have missed somethingz
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I think those are at least a good start. Some folks write about using a B Complex vitamin, that includes thiamine, and some have written that it is also important and can be the missing link for some ducklings.

    And someone was using Vitamin E. Wow, I am not remembering very well today.

    But most of the times I can think of, either niacin capsules, brewer's yeast or both have been effective.
     
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  7. Finny

    Finny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much!
     
  8. Finny

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    Where can I get brewsters yeast and niacin? Will an Agway have it?
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I think some feed stores carry animal brewers yeast if not you can buy it at natural food stores, niacin can be found at any grocery store Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, but it has to be Plain niacin not time released or flush free so you'll have to ask for it.
     
  10. Finny

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    Thanks Miss Lydia :)
     

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