sick hen, please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by australorp, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. australorp

    australorp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she started yesturday, her neck was crooked. she was holding her neck up, while she was facing or looking at the floor. she was walking around like that but looked as if she were in pain. This morning she is doing worse. it's hard for her to stand and when she tries to feed, she looks like she cant open her mouth wide enough. she lies down with her neck extended on the ground.
     
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  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    I dont know. Hope she gets better.[​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

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    It might be wry neck. Type "wry neck" in the BYC search box and see if that's the problem. There'll be alot of info on it in the links.
     
  4. australorp

    australorp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dawg I did, I hope it is and that it is not mareks. she just went down so fast. I started her on e with selenium. and gave her some poultry drench. thanks everyone.
     
  5. australorp

    australorp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ty joey and dawg, I gave her polyvisol mixed with goat drench and she is walking and eating again. no crooked neck, thank you
     

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