is there anything that can be done for 'wry-neck'?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by critters, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Muscovy mama has 'pushed week old duckling from nest...'
    mama left him behind when they took a stroll...hearing him cry
    out while being lost I was able to find him....
    in finding and checking out the little darling I see he/she has
    a crooked neck...wry neck, I believe... is there anything at all
    that I can do to help this little fella??

    this "litter" also lost one to flip-over syndrome...
    don't understand why so many problems this time...all
    previous births have been defect or problem free...
    surroundings are the same...puzzled
  2. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Chicken Tender

    Feb 1, 2010
    Southern Virginia
    Try doing a search for wry neck
    Basically it is a mineral/ vitamin deficiency. Try polyvisol without iron infant vitamins and capsules of vitamin e cut open and squeezed in the mouth. Good luck . Sorry you have a sick baby:-(

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