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Screwy chicken neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thesewinglady59, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. thesewinglady59

    thesewinglady59 In the Brooder

    Aug 29, 2010
    Johnston City,IL
    I could not find a thread for this topic so I started one. I saw an 8 month old golden lace wyandotte yesterday thats neck was twisted in a U shape over her shoulders. Is there something nutritionally missing that caused this or just something happening while in the nest like an injury.

  2. jessk

    jessk Hatching

    Aug 22, 2011
    I have been looking for similar info, and I think the condition is called wry neck/crook neck. I found a thread about this here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=97121&p=1

    am trying to figure out if this is the problem my Wyandotte is having as well. Right now she seems to be functioning fine, but holding her head to the left and close to her body. I am keeping an eye on her and plan to start vitamins if she doesn't show improvement over the next day or two.

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