Not wry neck but...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hey-Hey, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Hey-Hey

    Hey-Hey Just Hatched

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    it looks like scoliosis of the neck. I noticed about a week ago that my 3 month old Sumatra hen has a curved neck. If you are looking at it face to face, the neck curves to the right then to the left. In other words, the head ends up back where it is supposed to be, but on one side, it looks like there's a big gaping hole and on the other side it looks like there a tumor or something because of how the neck curves. (There is no gaping hole and no tumor, just figures of speech to help visualize).

    The chick is eating and drinking well, growing at the same rate as her fellow Sumatra chick, flies very well and is not getting pecked or bullied. It's definitely not wry neck. Does anyone know what it could be?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Can you post a picture or two? Wry neck can look very different in each case, and the neck can sometimes curl in an S-shape. Vitamin E, thiamine or B1, and selenium are used to treat that. There are also skeletal deformities caused by mineral deficiencies in parent stock or genetics. Kinky back and scoliosis are terms used for those which may worsen with age.
     
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  3. Glenda Heywoodo

    Glenda Heywoodo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HERE IS WHAT I WOULD DO AND HAVE DONE MANY, MANY TIMES FOR THE HEALTH OF THE CHICKES
    AS EGGCESSIVE SAID, SHE HAS IT RIGHT.

    WET MASH PROBIOTIC RECIPE FOR CHICKENS WITH ANY HEALTH PROBLEMS
    Glenda Heywood

    WET MASH PROBIOTIC RECIPE FOR YOUR CHICKENS HEALTH.
    ACV by Bragg's is sold by Amazon and at Walmart. (remember to get Bragg's as it has the "brown mother" in the bottom of the bottle.)

    ...
    My Daughter JoAnna Mertz feeds this wet mash probiotic several times a week to our 10 hens, 5 buff orpingtons 5plymouth rocks, and they are eating it up in 30 minutes.

    To make the WET MASH PROBIOTIC RECIPE HERE IT IS
    (A) TAKE 2 CUPS OF DRY CRUMBLES OR PELLETS,
    (B) 1 TSP OF DRY FLAX SEED MEAL (THAT IS FOR HUMANS)
    (C) PUT 4 CUPS OF water, 1 tbsp of dry flax seed meal,
    (D) AND 2 TBSP OF THE UNPASTURIZED ACV.

    (E) ALSO 1 /2 CUP OF UNFLAVORED YOUGART.

    (F) MIX GOOD. PUT IT IN GLASS CONTAINER, AND KEEP ON THE COUNTER OVER NIGHT.

    (G) IF IN THE MORNING YOU CAN ADD MORE WATER TO THE MIX TO MAKE IT SOLUBLE, like cookie dough, not soupy,

    (H) DO NOT MAKE IT SOUPY AS CHICKENS DO NOT LIKE IT SOUPY.

    (I) IF THE MIX IS OKAY IN THE MORNING AND NOT TOO DRY FEED IT IN THE GLASS CONTAINER SO ALL THE CHICKENS CAN GET TO IT.

    (J I USED 2 VERY LARGE GLASS PIE PLATES. AND THEN CLEAN THE PIE PLATES BY BRING THEM BACK TO THE HOUSE.

    (K) FEED THIS AMOUNT TO EACH CHICKEN 3 tbsp of mix when wet, so make your recipe to fit all amount of chickens to be fed

    (L) WHEN MIXING FOR 1 CHICKEN DO THISIE: take 3 tbsp of dry feed and add 6 tbsp of milk, 1/4 tsp of dry flax seed meal, 1 tbsp of yougart plain kind, 1 tsp ACV,

    (M) NOW IF THE CHICKEN IS SICK ADD THIS TO THE WET MASH PROBIOTIC RECIPE

    (N) 1 Vit E capsule buy cutting end of capsule off and squeezing it into the wet mix.
    (O) 1-Vit B tablet crushed in table spoon and add a little water to disolve crushed tablet and then add to wet mash

    (P) 1- Selenium tablet crushed in tbsp and add little water to it and then add to wwet mash.
    (Q) now mx good and feed sick chuicken evey day for 7 days

    (R) now feed it 5 times for second week.

    (S) then 2 times a week for life

    (T) feed all healthy chickens 2 times a week for life WITH VITAMINS ONCE EVERY TWO WEEKS

    THIS WET MASH PROBIOTIC RECIPE CAN BE FED TO CHICKENS ALL THE TIME EACH WEEK AND HELPS KEEP THEM HEALTHY
    (A) WHEN HEALTHY AND WELL FEED COMPLETE FLOCK 2 TIMES A WEEK AND
    (B) do not give vitamins but once every two week with the wet mash probiotic recipe.

    (C)AND A NOTE WHEN FEDDING IT FOR COCCIDIOSIS CHICKS OR CHICKENS:

    (1) A NOTE HERE IS ABOUT WHEN CHICKENS HAVE COCCIDIOSIS YOU HAVE TO WAIT TILL THEY ARE OFF THE MEDICATION AT THE END OF 7 DAYS TO GIVE THE VITAMIS BECAUSE OF THIS FACT:
    (2) IE::
    Amprolium interferes with the coccidia oocyst’s ability to metabolise vitamin B so you may need to provide your chickens with a vitamin B supplement following treatment – but don’t give them this during treatment as you might render it ineffective.
     

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