Is wry neck contagious?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickiebabyfluff, May 20, 2011.

  1. Chickiebabyfluff

    Chickiebabyfluff Yappette in Training

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    I have a chick tht is 3 days old and has developed wry neck. I am giving him polyvisol in his water....some times he's good others not so good.....it is contagious? How long till i should see improvement?
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    Wry neck is a deficiency, so no it is not contagious. But those affected act strange so the other birds may attack. It is best to keep them separate.I have not had good results helping them, but others say it can be done. Do a search on wry neck in the illness section. There's lots of good info there. Good luck, hope your bird gets better.
     
  3. Chickiebabyfluff

    Chickiebabyfluff Yappette in Training

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    ty i had an adult silkie tht had wry neck who never recovered....this is a baby out of my first hatch.....gonna see what i can find out ty for the advise :eek:)
     

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