Polish chick with Wry Neck.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Arztwolf, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2014
    SW Texas
    My little week old Polish chick, Flick, developed Wry Neck last night. I had him drinking Turmeric Tea til I could go to the store to get Vit E and Selenium tablets.

    What brand/type works best? How do I get it into the chick?

    I've never dosed a chicken before.
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    I would get some Poultry Nutri-Drench or Poultry Cell tonic and give 1 ml by mouth daily. It contains both E and selenium, and other electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. Open it's beak by pulling down on chin feathers, and give a drop at a time, while releasing the chin feathers to let it swallow. If you can find that, just use any poultry vitamin (SaveAChick, Rooster Boster, ect.) in the water, and add a little chopped egg daily to it's food. You can dip it's beak into the water to increase his intake. Here is some reading about wry neck:

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