Please help me and my White Sussex.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DwellerOfTheMea, Nov 17, 2012.

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  1. DwellerOfTheMea

    DwellerOfTheMea New Egg

    Nov 17, 2012
    i watched the video on the chick with the wry neck. I have a 3 year old White Sussex (Genie) who was almost grabbed by a hawk 8 days ago. I ran to the scene of attack and grabbed my girl as the hawk flew to a tree above us. We were both covered with blood. I cleaned us up the and found it was a minor slice on her comb. She appears to be intact but cannot walk and her head is doing the same thing as the chick in the video. I can't bear to lose another pet. My 30 year old horse died in April and had to put my 13.7 year old Kuvasz down in August. I am a wreck and don't know what to do about Genie. I tried to put a toilet paper roll and vet wrap around her neck for support but that didn't help. It was too heavy and kept creeping up over her eyes. Please help if you can.

    I am new to this as I was googled chicken with wobbly neck. I have had many different chickens for over 15 years as well as guinea fowl. This is the first time anything like this has happened and I am very scared to lose my girl. I have lost so many to hawk and owls over the years. It has gotten to the point when I will only let them out when I'm home. My dog was a great help to scare off the predators. The chickens used to hang with her. Now that she is gone I fear for their life.
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us but really sorry to hear about the hawk attack. I agree with sumi about posting over in the medical thread. I wish you both the best and hope everything turns out okay!
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Good luck with your injured bird
  5. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
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