Pullet having seizures???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rockin_chick32, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. rockin_chick32

    rockin_chick32 Out Of The Brooder

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    My poor pullet keeps having seizure-like tantrums. When ever she is nervous, she starts pacing, bobbing up and down, hitting her head against the wall, and lifting her foot over her head.

    She was raised alone as her brothers/sisters did not hatch. She is now three months old, and these tantrums seem to be getting worse and worse.

    Is there anything I can do to help her? Or can I only watch, and prey she get better?

    Thank you for your time and help.
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    What breed is she?

    I would suggest getting some polyvisol vitamins and giving her 3 drops a day for a week. Then wean her to 1 drop a day the second week.


    Is she a crested breed? Could she have gotten knocked on the head somehow?
     
  3. rockin_chick32

    rockin_chick32 Out Of The Brooder

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    No, she is a O.E. mixed with a Mille Fluer D'Uccle. At first I thought it was Wry-neck too, but she isn't acting like my silkie did when she had it...

    However, yesterday, we put in a 6-week-old with her, and it started to peck her head. Also, When she hatched, She did get rejected by her mother and pecked HARD on her head. She has acted this way a little, but recently has gotten worse, fast.

    I will try that, though. Whatever I can do, I will try.
     
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  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I wonder if it could be head dammage. Especially if mum ppecked her before her head bone was hard. Hm. Good Luck. Yeah I bet the 'friend' will help if said friend isnt so mean.
     
  5. the_eagle69

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    WOW she sounds like me. I would guess it is from the bump on the head.
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Here is the link just in case you want the other meds to give her. I bet prednisone might help if you can get some.

    http://www.browneggblueegg.com/Article/Crookneck/Crookneck.html


    Just had a silkie hatch an hour ago with a big dome head and I must say I am not too happy about it. All I see is possibleproblems down the road with thepoor thing.
     
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  7. rockin_chick32

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    Okay. It is so hard to watch a creature like this, knowing that you don't know how to take care of it. I hope it works, and Thank you so very much for your help and time<3
     
  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Your Welcome. I know I hate that too. I hope she gets better.


    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  9. rockin_chick32

    rockin_chick32 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. [​IMG]
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    O I forgot to say. The vitamins cannot have iron in them. Get the ones with no iron. [​IMG]
     

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